Earthrace sets round-the-world speed record using only biofuel

Earthrace is one of the coolest looking, eco-friendly speed boats which runs entirely on bio-diesel and is 100% carbon neutral. It was built for around 1,500,000 GBP ($2,900,000), according to DailyMail


As of June 27, 2008, Earthrace is also the world-record holder of the fastest trip around the globe by a powerboat.

Earthrace Docked in Hawaii

According to the Discovery article, it takes 165,000 liters of biodiesel to make the round-the-globe trip. That’s a lot of french fries.

Specs and more on the EarthRace website

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Princes Mariana yacht rental for one week ($942,267)

Princes Mariana Yacht

This 78.60 meters (257 feet 9 inches) long yacht was built in 2003 by Royal Denship and one week rental goes for 610,000 Euros at Edminston Company (~$942,267 at the time of writing this post)

This 6-deck yacht can accommodate 12 permanent guests and 24 crew members. Amenities include a helipad which is convertible to a golf driving range, when the helicopter is not on board.

According to the Power & MotorYacht magazine, Princess Mariana is the world’s 26th biggest yacht.

Visit Edminston for more details about the yacht and charter services.