The Plastiki's decks, skeletal hull, and cabin are made from composite Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plastic panels. Each has layers of self-reinforcing PET skins. The boat is a catamaran, and is made buoyant by 12,000 recycled soda bottles.
March 20, 2010 12:18 PM PDT
Photo by: Daniel Terdiman/CNET
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