Sail cargo ships

There are a number of ambitious individuals who believe that ships can move cargo under the impress of that new-fangled fuel, ‘wind‘. Here are a few:

tres hombres

Tres Hombres, A brigantine, sailing trans-Atlantic for the Fairtransport company.

 

 

nordlys

Nordlys, built on the Isle of Wight in 1873, 25m and 48 tonnes. Immediately after a 2 year renovation a fishing boat smashed the stern. Now on routes between UK, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark etc.

 

WASP ecoliner

The ecoliner WASP at the design stage in the Netherlands. 138m long and 11850 tonnes, carrying up to 4000 square metres of sail.

 

 

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