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    Default Bill Gates Orders $500m Hydrogen Powered Yacht

    Rebecca Smithers
    February 10 2020

    Microsoft billionaire’s innovative and eco-fuelled 112m Aqua vessel to launch after 2024

    Bill Gates has ordered the world’s first hydrogen-powered superyacht, worth an estimated £500m ($644m) and featuring an infinity pool, helipad, spa and gym.
    The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft has commissioned the Aqua ship – a 112-metre (370ft) luxury vessel completely powered by liquid hydrogen – which was publicised last year at the Monaco yacht show by the Dutch design firm Sinot.

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    Default Re: Bill Gates Orders $500m Hydrogen Powered Yacht

    Well, this is certainly going to help climate change. I'll have to do my bit and order one!

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    Default Re: Bill Gates Orders $500m Hydrogen Powered Yacht

    I'd join you, Julie, except that I just don't have the time to travel to London and back at 20 miles an hour. Guess I'll just have to recycle harder.

    I feel as though I'm supposed to applaud him, but I guess when you are the second wealthiest person in the world, you have to find a variety of ways to get rid of all that pesky cash.
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    Default Re: Bill Gates Orders $500m Hydrogen Powered Yacht

    And what, pray tell, is the name of Gates' hydrogen "ship"............................................ .................................the Hindenburg???
    https://www.thoughtco.com/the-hinden...irship-1779283
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