Happened to the
It took two
years of planning and testing, but two Americans created a two-ton,
27-foot sailboat out of (get this) more than 165,000 corks. They sailed
aboard hic--uh, we mean her--in Portugal, chosen because
it's reportedly the largest producer of cork in the world.
The idea of combining volume and performance is about as old as boatbuilding itself. But sometimes the execution just brings the mix to a precise level that will stop you in your tracks. Check out the 26-knot Sunseeker 95, and see how she came about.
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