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Pictures of the largest solar powered boat

Earth is home to over 7 billion people and each one is responsible for the proper upkeep of their environment. One should never take anything for granted since you never know when you might run out if it, for good. Therefore, ‘Resourcefulness’ is the order of the day and using as much Earth-friendly resources as possible to conduct day to day life, is the best that one can do, to sustain and maintain environmental balance.

One such gigantic venture is the ‘planetsolar’. It is the world’s first fully solar powered boat that made its first voyage in the year 2012 when it circumvented the Earth. The boat measures 31x15m and was built by a German company. It’s estimated value is a whopping 35 million euros.

The boat is shaped like a catamaran and the top of it holds several solar panels which help to charge up the boat. The panels are not fixed and can be moved around on the deck. It looks like it has come straight out of a science fiction movie and looks stunning from aerial views. The insides of the boat is shaped like a posh yacht and

Since it is mere sunlight that it needs to power itself, the boat is possibly the most resourceful one in the world.

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Image Christian Charisius/Reuters

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Image – Christian Charisius/Reuters

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Image – Christian Charisius/Reuters

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Image – Eric Gaillard/Reuters

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Image Gerardo Garcia/Reuters

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Image – Gerardo Garcia/Reuters

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Image – Gerardo Garcia/Reuters

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Image BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Image – BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Image – BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

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Image – CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Image – CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Image – CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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Image – CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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This boat should be considered as an inspiration and more and more companies panning various other fields should adopt this system of solar powered vehicles!

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