Comments on: Sailing around the world on sunlight http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/ Global environmental challenges Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:14:55 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: jubjub http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-341028 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 15:23:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-341028 How about collapsible windmills? If the idea is to power the boat on green electric motors small windmills could provide support / backup generation to the batteries. Probably insufficient by themselves but as an alternative generator they could keep the batteries topped up and extend non-solar range.

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By: model sailing http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-340847 Tue, 11 Aug 2009 05:04:56 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-340847 This is a very hot technology. Thanks for sharing. This must be spread over.

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By: Marcus Vinicius Pinto Schtruk http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-340758 Wed, 05 Aug 2009 13:53:30 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-340758 This prototype will join maneuverability and clean energy.

I am absolutely positive this futuristic-looking boat is going to work.

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By: Kedar http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-340653 Thu, 30 Jul 2009 19:49:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-340653 Additional comment to Ludwig Heinrich post
We will see interesting patent infringements…
Advice to www.soalrsailor.com
Take a look at US Patent 5,131,341
this technology is already in public domain …

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By: Kcat http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-340652 Thu, 30 Jul 2009 19:03:47 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-340652 How about sails??

Wouldn’t a boat rigged with solar panels and sails be ideal?

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By: 12 Weeks Pregnant http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-340644 Thu, 30 Jul 2009 09:13:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-340644 A green back-up plan, how about a green technique that has already proven itself for thousands of years, it doesn’t even require wind and its called rowing.

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By: Ludwig Heinrich http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/2009/07/29/sailing-around-the-world-on-sunlight/comment-page-1/#comment-340638 Thu, 30 Jul 2009 00:03:57 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/environment/?p=13618#comment-340638 Perhps they could ask these people who have been in operation for quite some time?

http://www.solarsailor.com/

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