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Greenline Now Takes Bitcoin, a Currency that’s Worth Half What It Was in December

Greenline, the innovative Slovakian builder now on its third generation of hybrid drives, is also setting a new standard in accepting payment for its boats. In fact, Greenline became the first builder to take bitcoins, starting with the Düsseldorf show in late January, and it says it also will take bitcoins at the Miami show this week. The problem is that the value of bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency, fluctuates widely and is now worth just half of what it was in mid-December. Bitcoin reached its peak value in mid-December when it passed $19,850. It then plunged to under $12,000…