On September 27, 2010, the MS Turanor Planet Solar deposit floats from the seaport of Monaco. The ambition was to become the earliest solar-powered ship to orbit the world. On May 6, 2012, 587 days, 28 countries, 3 oceans, 11 seas and 60,006 km later, the PlanetSolar team complete now that. Below you will observe more about the globe travel around, the team and extra details about the largest solar powered boat in the world. After two years of designing and assembling in Kiel’s shipyards, the idea has become a project and the result is a boat that remains unique so far: the Turanor PlanetSolar. Beyond the dream and the emotion that this adventure creates, the PlanetSolar project brings together an international team made up of physicians, engineers, shipbuilders and sailors that contribute day after day, miles after miles, to the success of first trip around the world using solar energy.
MS Turanor Planet Solar Power Boat
August 1st, 2012 Samra