Projet Poisson Pilote

The Frenchman Antoine Delafargue and his childhood friend Michael de Lagarde are currently undertaking a peddle powered crossing from Plymouth to Saint-Malo in a self build submarine. The average speed on this 250 km trip will be around 4 km/h. Another exemple that a lot is possible when using just peddle strokes.. One quote from their website: “If we can move 3 tons into hardly ever explored places with only a quarter of a horse power, do we really need a 80 hp car to do some shopping 2 miles from home?”

 

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