Team NZ works with Chch company to develop hydrogen powered boats

You'd expect sailing to be an emissions-free sport, but what about the chase boats?

This year, each of the America's Cup support vessels were powered by several big petrol-guzzling outboards, generating about 1000 horsepower per boat just to keep up with the space-age foiling yachts.

But next time around, Team New Zealand wants them to be powered by green hydrogen.

It's working with a Christchurch company AFCryo to develop the emissions-free technology.

Max Towle asked Team New Zealand's chief executive Grant Dalton about the push for change:









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