Marvin the Martian solar powered catamaran

Solar power is free, although the implementation of it could very well be too expensive for most. Marvin the Martian here does not refer to a cartoon character, but instead is the name for an eco-friendly solar-powered boat. This 50′ solar-powered cruising catamaran comes with 35 sq. meters of photovoltaic panels that are carefully affixed to its roof, providing the vessel with enough juice for it to be self-sufficient. Capable of making full use of its electrical propulsion that offers 30Nm autonomy at 5 kn, it can also achieve achieve a 487Nm autonomy at 9 kn with diesel propulsion. The fact that Marvin the Martian ain’t bad looking either sure helps its case!

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