Breakthrough as ‘flying yacht’ produces green hydrogen in world-first

As the role of hydrogen power on the seas continues to make waves, UK-based DRIFT Energy has revealed a world-first breakthrough with the successful production of green hydrogen from the maiden voyage of its first purpose-built hydrofoil sailboat.

A number of headline stories of hydrogen in the marine and maritime sector have been in the news in recent weeks, but few of quite such a breakthrough nature, with DRIFT Energy claiming green hydrogen has not been produced in this way before anywhere in the world.

DRIFT’s energy yacht – dubbed the ‘flying yacht’ – was built by the White Formula of Brightlingsea, a third generation boatbuilder with Olympic gold medal winning heritage.

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