Sunday, 8 September 2013

Kiwi design: Solar-powered catamaran

The Turanor PlanetSolar is an intriguing vessel, designed by a New Zealander, built in Germany, and now being put through its paces on the Thames River in London.

It is completely solar powered with no emissions, and its name Turanor means "power of the sun" in Elvish. Tolkien's, I suppose? Nice notion, in any case. Perhaps the future of more than just boating.

More in the full article here.
And more pictures of the inside (and out) here.
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