Ken-ichi Horie set off today on his boat from Oahu, Hawaii. He will boat from Hawaii to Japan solely on wave power, using his wave powered boat. His yacht Suntory Mermaid II uses the power of the waves and solar energy instead of fossil fuels. ECO-BOATS
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Singlehanded Sailor Plans a Wave Powered Crossing
Ken-ichi Horie is preparing to be the first to cruise from Hawaii to Japan (a 4,300 mile crossing) solely on wave power. This 69 year old Japanese adventurer will attempt the pacific crossing using his three-ton yacht Suntory Mermaid II (a wave powered boat).
This guy and this boat are simply amazing!