Pete Bethune

Peter James Pete Bethune is a New Zealand promoter of biofuels and conservationist. He is the holder of the world record for the fastest trip around the world in a powerboat and was involved with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He was captain of the Ady Gil until it sank after a collision with a Japanese whaling vessel. He was convicted in Japan for assaulting a Japanese crew member with a butyric acid projectile and a direct action that involved boarding that whaling vessel to arrest the captain and received a suspended sentence.


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