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planet solar boat
mar 28, 2010
planet solar boat


image: planet solar

the world’s largest solar powered boat will be placed in the water for its first trip on march 31st.
the planet solar boat measures 100 feet long and 50 feet wide and is covered in 5,300 square feet of
photovoltaic solar panels. the ship was built at the hdw shipyard in germany and will embark on a trip
around the world in 2011 covering over 25,000 miles. inside the boat has room for fifty passengers who
will be propelled from atop the catamaran base. the boat is the brainchild of raphael domjan who has
wanted to create an ultra-efficient boat since the eighties and has been exploring solar boats since around
2004.

http://www.planetsolar.org


image: planet solar


image: planet solar


image: planet solar


image: planet solar


image: planet solar


image: planet solar


image: planet solar

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