Tûranor PlanetSolar

Update 05.01.2018
Current Name Tûranor PlanetSolar
Call Sign HBY4444
Operator Rivendell Holding AG (owner Immo Ströher), Zug, Switzerland
Owner Immo Ströher, Darmstadt, Federal Republic of Germany
Flag Switzerland
Type of Ship solar catamaran
Completion 2010
Shipyard KNIERIM Individual Yachts, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany / Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH, Kiel, Federal Republic of Germany
GT 85
Overall Length [m] 31,00
Registered Breadth [m] 15,00
Propulsion [KW] 176
Propulsion [BHP] 239
Speed [Kn] 7,5
Additional Information >Tûranor PlanetSolar< is a multlihull vessel topped by a large array of photovoltaic solar panels (507 m). This biggest solar boat ever built has impressive dimensions and is yet both silent and clean. The goal is to navigate around the world in 2011 at an average speed of 7.5 knots no mean feat for a solar-powered craft.
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