The world’s largest solar boat docked in China only a week ago. Planetsolar is a 100×50 foot catamaran that features 5,380 square feet of solar panels and can reach speeds up to 15 knots. The boat can carry up to 50 passengers, and just completed its longest voyage from the Philippinnes to Hong Kong. The boat was an 18 million euro project funded by a Swiss group.
The world’s largest solar boat is named Planet Solar. Its dimensions are 31 by 100 by 50 feet, it boasts 5,380 square feet of solar panels and reaches a top speed of 15 mph. The 16 ton vessel was built at a cost of 26 million U.S. dollars. Planet Solar was built in Germany.
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