Kismet’s A Bitch

_45737778_005081e2-b27a-496f-b412-2386fec7fb1f.jpgThe eco-vessel Fleur alongside the tanker Overseas Yellowstone, a 113,000 DWT Aframax tanker during rescue operations.

Three men set out to sail from Plymouth, England, to the Greenland icecap using only solar, wind, and human power, a 580-mile carbon and emission-free trip. After encountering bad weather, and with more on the way, they ended up being rescued by one of the things they were protesting against, a monstrous oil tanker. Thanks to one of my favorite blogs, gcaptain.com, for this nugget.

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