You may think that transatlantic travel can only be done with the dirty heavy oil from the cruises or with the wind. But recently it’s been shown that the atlantic can be crossed in only 22 days using solar power alone (even though they had a few coudy days!). From the Daily Mail,
The world’s largest solar boat is making London its final port of call on an epic voyage of scientific discovery along the Gulf stream.
The MS Tûranor PlanetSolar has 512 square metres of photovoltaic cells made of up 809 solar panels or 29,124 solar cells.
The eco-friendly boat is capable of crossing the Atlantic ocean in 22 days, smashing the previous Guinness World record of 26 days thanks to its clever design.
Check out the video of the quiet and beautiful ship: