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Solar Sailor Harnesses Both Wind and Solar Power

This is both very cool and very sensible. Not only that, but unlike many designs we see in solar sailing, this one has actually been successfully implemented in real life. The Solar Sail is comprised of a unique rotating mounted … Continue reading

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Hunter Launches New “Green” Power with e36 Hybrid

Hunter Marine launched its new e36 Hybrid at the Festival De La Plaisance, Cannes. The 36 ft. sailboat is powered by a new Elco EP4000 AC electric motor. A statement noted that the electric motor has a range of more … Continue reading

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Velux Skippers Generate Their Own Power

While we cruisers might not be sailing at quite the same caliber as these round-the-world racers, we can still learn a thing or two from their commitment to living “off the engine” and using sustainable practices. The Eco 60s competing … Continue reading

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