PLANET SOLAR - LINKS
Tûranor PlanetSolar has generated significant publicity for its sponsors as seen in the links below. This is the kind of publicity that money alone can't buy, and that's not all, the publicity generated by such a project is worth many times the cost of the project.
Planet Solar's hull being laid up
www.smartplanet.com/video/a-look-at-the...solar...boat/6271417 3 Aug 2011 – The Turanor PlanetSolar is the first boat to travel the world using only solar power . It's covered in over 500 square meters of solar panels.
Golez, Solar-Powered Boat, M/S Turanor Planet Solar,
Jul 2011 - 1 min - Uploaded
Tûranor PlanetSolar: World's Largest Solar Ship About to Complete 21 Jan 2012 – They currently are set to depart Aubu Dabi, headed to their final port in Morocco from where the expedition launched on September 27th, 2010
1 Apr 2010 – "The mission of the skippers will be to chase the sun," said Dany Faigaux, a member of PlanetSolar, the Swiss team behind the ambitious project.
23 Nov 2010 – The TURANOR PlanetSolar embarks on its record breaking circumnavigation attempt (Image: PlanetSolar). Image Gallery (4 images)
15 Aug 2011 – MS Turanor PlanetSolar, a solar powered boat, sails at the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 15, 2011.
18 Aug 2010 – Turanor PlanetSolar. IMO : ?? Build : 2010 by Knierim Yachtbau GmbH – Kiel in Germany.
25 Jan 2012 – Planet Solar's Turanor, the world's largest solar-powered boat, is nearly finished with its mission to complete its loop around the Earth.
1 Sep 2011 – Simply put, the "MS Turanor PlanetSolar, a 31-metre long catamaran covered with 500 square metres of photovoltaic solar panels.
Planet Solar cabin and helm design details
TURANOR PLANET SOLAR Pleasure Craft IMO:0, MMSI:269116000, Call Sign: HBY4444. Ship's details and real-time data: maximum and average speed
20 Jul 2011 – The world's largest solar boat, MS TURANOR PlanetSolar sailing under the Swiss flag, is expected next week in the capital of the Philippines.
14 Jan 2012 – Having travelled more than 48000 kilometers using only solar energy, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar has now docked in Abu Dhabi
24 Sep 2011 – In all the places that they have visited along the way, the Turanor PlanetSolar has received a warm, if sometimes a somewhat astonished welcome.
19 Jan 2012 – PlanetSolar's Turanor, the world's largest solar-powered boat, is about to complete its record-breaking 18-month journey across the globe.
28 Nov 2010 – Turanor Planet Solar arrives in Miami after crossing from Las Palmas to the Caribbean Islands.
1 Oct 2010 – The 31m solar powered, carbon fibre wavepiercer catamaran Turanor Planet Solar, designed by New Zealand's Auckland-based LOMOcean
26 May 2011 – THE world's largest solar boat, costing $16.7 million to build, will make a stopover in Australia this weekend
Planet Solar before fitting of her extending wings
The Solar Navigator - 2nd test model 1996-1997
The latest Solarnavigator is designed to be capable
of an autonomous world navigation set for an attempt
in 2015 is all goes according to schedule.
A taste for adventure
John Storm tackles pirate whalers
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