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Solar Powered Mega-Yacht Breaking Records All Over The Place

Solar Powered Mega-Yacht Breaking Records All Over The Place June 13, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Here are the numbers: Cost: $16.7 million Length: 31 metres Width: 15 metres Number of solar cells: 38,000 Surface area of solar cells: 537 square metres Weight: 60 tonnes Max sailing speed: 15 mph (15 knots) Longest it can sail without direct sunlight: 3 days/3 nights Image: Reinhard_Schuldt/Flickr The...

Solar-Powered Boat Set to Cruise the World

Solar-Powered Boat Set to Cruise the World April 2, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
On Wednesday, Türanor, a solar-powered boat–the largest of its kind–was put into water for the first time off of the northern German city of Kiel, where it had been under construction for the past 13 months. It will take another year or so for some intense testing before the white-and-blue-colored,...

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact

Going green on Oahu: How to have big fun with a small impact April 21, 2009 | Eco-Travel, Hawaii | Read More
Aside from the hustle and bustle of Honolulu, Oahu has some amazing and eco-friendly places of interest that visitors should not miss.  From under water adventures to hiking in the Ko’olau mountains, experiencing the greener part of Oahu is not only easy to imagine, but also easy to do. One must-see...
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