Category Archives: solar panels for boats

Conceived in a dream, new solar canoe will serve Amazon tribes – Mongabay.com
20 Apr
1:18

Conceived in a dream, new solar canoe will serve Amazon tribes – Mongabay.com

A solar-powered canoe, just the second of its kind, is scheduled for launch around April 20 in the village of Sharamentsa on the Pastaza River in the Ecuadorean Amazon. The canoe is part of a project that aims to connect nine remote indigenous communities through an alternative transportation system powered […]

Vendée Globe competitor all set with solar panels – Plugboats
19 Apr
11:48

Vendée Globe competitor all set with solar panels – Plugboats

One of the premier boats competing in one of the world’s great sailing races – the Vendée Globe – has just been outfitted with solar panels in advance of receiving an electric propulsion system. The Vendée Globe is considered by many to be the pinnacle of yacht races: a non-stop, […]

Solar Boat From Poland Makes Its Debut In San Diego – Coronado Eagle and Journal
18 Apr
10:21

Solar Boat From Poland Makes Its Debut In San Diego – Coronado Eagle and Journal

A new solar boat is available in San Diego thanks to Tad Walicki, former owner of Forget Me Not gift shop on Orange Avenue. Walicki is the owner of Infinity Solar Boats and the only business selling the solar boat Solliner 21 on the West Coast. This new solar vessel […]

Pizza Pi – US Virgin Islands – Gastro – Atlas Obscura
18 Apr
8:57

Pizza Pi – US Virgin Islands – Gastro – Atlas Obscura

One of the highest-rated, most beloved restaurants in the U.S. Virgin Islands has no official address and is best accessed by chartered boat, dinghy, or swimming. The floating pizzeria, called Pizza Pi, is the Caribbean’s only “food truck boat,” specially fitted with a commercial kitchen that cranks out New York–style […]

Oz electric narrowboat has 2kW of solar panels – Plugboats
17 Apr
7:30

Oz electric narrowboat has 2kW of solar panels – Plugboats

Narrowboats are usually associated with England and particularly the River Thames, but now Mothership Marine down under in Australia has launched the solar narrowboat ‘Shine’. Because of the length of the boat – about 20m / 60ft – it has 10 solar panels with total of up to 2kW of […]

VIDEO: Silent Yachts 55 review – Motor Boat and Yachting
12 Mar
5:48

VIDEO: Silent Yachts 55 review – Motor Boat and Yachting

[embedded content] Next up: VIDEO: Parker 850 Voyager review The Silent Yachts 55, with its battery bank and solar panels, is a glimpse into the future of motorboats, but is it a viable option for serious cruising? Source: https://www.mby.com/videos/new-boats/video-silent-yachts-55-review

‘Millennial’ superyacht makes waves at Dubai boat show – CNN
11 Mar
4:26

‘Millennial’ superyacht makes waves at Dubai boat show – CNN

Editor’s Note — CNN’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy. (CNN) — Behind a new generation of superyachts lies an intriguing idea, if industry professionals are to be believed: that […]

100% Electric Yacht Under Construction For 2019 — #CleanTechnica Interview – CleanTechnica
11 Mar
3:01

100% Electric Yacht Under Construction For 2019 — #CleanTechnica Interview – CleanTechnica

Boats Published on November 9th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson November 9th, 2018 by Jake Richardson  H2-Industries and Nobiskrug, the German boat builder, are collaborating on an all-electric yacht using LOHC (Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier), with an expected completion date in the first quarter of 2019. Once finished, the vessel is […]

Rowing team from Antigua travels 3,000 miles at sea – Miami Herald
10 Mar
1:29

Rowing team from Antigua travels 3,000 miles at sea – Miami Herald

Kevinia Francis stepped off the 25-foot row boat and onto the jam-packed pier at English Harbour in southern Antigua. Physically and emotionally spent, she embraced the family members she had not seen in almost three months. Her legs were rubbery, the result of atrophy from 47 straight days at sea […]

Solon Springs plans solar-powered future – Superior Telegram
10 Mar
12:04

Solon Springs plans solar-powered future – Superior Telegram

Solon Springs was one of 31 applicants to be awarded nearly $5 million in energy innovation grants by the PSC Sept. 27. Only 30 percent of applicants statewide received grants, said Solon Springs Superintendent Frank Helquist. That percentage jumped to 60 percent for applicants in northwest Wisconsin. In addition to […]