In a big win for the environment, and people who miss the good old pirate days, giant cargo ships could be wind-powered very soon.

A group of British sailors have invented HUGE metal sails that are set to change the shipping industry (mother nature hopes). Look how big they are!

via BAR Technologies

Currently having a test run on Mitsubishi-owned ship ‘Pyxis Ocean’ the WindWings are expected to have quite the impact on emissions. While right now they’re being tested on standard cargo ships the team are confident ships of the future will be able to sail on wind power alone.

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