Sunny Side Up

Dunn, Brad
July 2012
Power & Motoryacht;Jul2012, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p14
The article features Tûranor PlanetSolar catamaran, which has been the first boat to complete circumnavigation of the globe using solar power only, without sails, exhaust and fuel.


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