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Earthrace may take on Japanese whalers By Ryan Evans - Taranaki Daily News & Powerboat-world, 8:05 AM Wed 27 May 2009
Japanese whaling ships in the southern ocean could see the amazing 78 foot biodiesel fueled trimaran Earthrace in this next whaling season. Last year she set a new world speed record, 60 days, 23 hours and 49 minutes. During that epic voyage Powerboat-world.com received daily sat phone reports from Bethune and if he heads south we expect we will hear from Bethune on a regular basis again. ...
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Will Earthrace become a Whale-saver? By Powerboat-world.com, 7:20 AM Sun 19 Apr 2009
The next challenge for the bio-diesel fuelled 78 foot trimaran wave piercer Earthrace could be helping to save whales in Antarctica. ...
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Earthrace, world's fastest and coolest boat coming to NSW south coast By Wilkinson Media, 4:14 PM Tue 13 Jan 2009
Earthrace, the fastest, greenest and coolest powerboat in the world, will arrive in towns along the NSW south coast over the next week as part of its global tour to promote environmental sustainability. ...
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Earthrace – the incredible voyage nears its end By Bob Wonders, Gold Coast , 6:19 AM Wed 31 Dec 2008
Amazing trimaran continues its Australian voyage. I was able to catch up with Pete on the weekend after ‘Earthrace’ docked at the Marina Mirage on the Gold Coast after a rain-soaked trip down the coast from Redcliffe. ...
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'Earthrace’ – around the world in 60 days By Bob Wonders, Gold Coast , 11:43 AM Mon 29 Dec 2008
The world's 'greenest' vessel is now the world record holder. In June, 2008, ‘Earthrace’, with owner/skipper Pete Bethune and a volunteer crew circled the globe in 60 days, 23 hours and 49 minutes, slashing the previous record for a powerboat by an astonishing two weeks! ...
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Earthrace is coming to 1770 on Sat 13, Sun 14 Dec By The Observer - Gladstone, 10:48 AM Thu 11 Dec 2008
The world-record breaking enviro-vessel Earthrace, begins its Australian environmental awareness tour right here in 1770 this week. ...
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Earthrace announces Australian Tour Dates By Powerboat-World.com, 6:39 AM Tue 18 Nov 2008
Over the last two years of promotions, the amazing Earthrace boat has had nearly 150,000 people walk through her, and she's been seen on TV networks, and in Newspapers and Magazines around the globe. ...
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Day 1 of Nations Cup Qualifier - AUS and NZL By RNZYS Media, 12:16 PM Fri 26 Sep 2008
After a morning practice session comprising a mixed round-robin at the request of the competitors, racing got underway at 1.30 this afternoon in absolutely sparkling conditions but with a shifty light south-westerly breeze that ranged from 8 – 13 knots. Racing was made challenging for sailors and the race management personnel alike. ...
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Earthrace sunk by red tape at Torquay By WesternMorningNews.co.uk, 6:55 PM Sun 31 Aug 2008
Earthrace, a 540bhp speedboat which recently broke the world record for circumnavigating the globe, was told it did not have the correct licence to carry passengers around Torbay. ...
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Earthrace sunk by red tape at Torquay By WesternMorningNews.co.uk, 9:57 AM Sun 31 Aug 2008
Earthrace, a 540bhp speedboat which recently broke the world record for circumnavigating the globe, was told it did not have the correct licence to carry passengers around Tor Bay. ...
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Earthrace - a vehicle for fuel change By Scott Fratcher www.yachtwork.com, 5:32 PM Sat 28 Jun 2008
Team Earthrace, led by New Zealand Skipper Pete Bethune, has smashed the world circumnavigation record for a speedboat by almost 14 days. Almost five years of preparation, planning and two record attempts have paid off leaving the bio-diesel powered Earthrace team to claim the round the world speedboat record. ...
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Earthrace - New Record Round the World in 60 days By Rob Kothe, 8:36 PM Fri 27 Jun 2008
In just 60 days Earthrace has powered almost 24,000 nautical miles around the world. ‘Sustainability is the key. We cannot cut down rainforests to plant palm trees for palm oil that is not renewable at all...' Pete Bethune. ...
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