The World’s Fastest Ferry Is Basically an Aquatic Concorde Jet

18ry6geb4zqanjpgThis is no lumbering cross-channel ferry. This is the Francisco, a wave-piercing catamaran loaded with modified jet engines set to blast commuters across the River Plate at 58 knots, faster than any other ship in the world. Australia’s Incat shipyard built the 1516 ton-displacement Francisco, named after Pope Francis, on behalf of the Buquebus company, […]

from Gizmodo UK http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2013/06/the-worlds-fastest-ferry-is-basically-an-aquatic-concorde-jet/

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