The Travels of Tug 44

Solar Boat Ra

The Ra is a 48 foot long trimaran powered by solar panels and an electric motor driving the propeller. She is seen here docked at Waterford for about a month.

A better look at the 15 solar panels, which produce about 4,000 watts of power.

... and it doesn't hurt to have fresh veggies ... here's some lettuce growing in rain gutters on the edges of the boat.

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