But unusually, the crossing is being attempted in a boat powered only by a kite. The boat is made of epoxy resin, glass, carbon and airex foam, and is 6 metres long and 1.9 metres wide.
The crossing should be completed in two to two and a half months, depending on weather conditions. The distance is approximately 4200 Nautical miles (7778 km) and is a first for this type of navigation.
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