Can We Cross An Ocean Using Only Solar Power ? A group of inventors from California are attempting to set a new world record by crossing an ocean with a solar powered autonomous boat. Named the Sea Charger, the craft is powered by the sun hitting it’s two 100 watt solar pv panels and driving […]

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Technology Making Ships Safer and Faster. Fast computers using simulation software have impacted nearly every aspect of our lives. Now a new program is aimed at making ships safer and faster. This unique new computer model built on highly complex mathematics could make it possible to design safer versions of the ‘fast ships’ widely used in search […]

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Australia’s First Electric Jet Ski Is Now All Fun. You would not think given the amount of effort going into electrifying our transportation systems that the price of gasoline would be at a 10 year record low in some countries. Australia which is primarily a resource based country like Canada, has teams working on solar […]

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The Perfect Paddle Boat is One that Does Not Have Paddles. Paddle boats are pretty cool and fun for a few hours for yourself and a friend and they do give you quite a bit of exercise. However if you have any kind of knee or back problems, you may not be able to contribute […]

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Italian Designed Personal Electric Watercraft Normally when you talk about yachts, you’d imagine a boat with sails that’s about 40 feet long and is usually reserved for people with an abundance of financial resources. There are some individuals and design teams that are working to incorporate new elements and technology into classic yacht design. One of […]

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This Year’s Solar Boat Races In Monaco – ( TeK-THinK) Even if you are not a fan or NASCAR or Formula 1 car racing you have probably heard about racing in the exotic city of Monaco . Car racing around the world could be characterized as a congregation of motorheads, adrenaline junkies, and large rowdy […]

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( TeK-THinK) What ever can be done with fossil fuels can be done as well if not better with electricity, which is why we are in the middle of a revolution in electric transportation technology. There are numerous benefits to electric including the fact that in general it reduces mechanical complexity and simplifies that overall […]

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The Largest Sailboat in the World – ( TeK-THinK) When you view this huge five masted sailboat it is remarkable on several levels depending on your point of view. If you are a sailor you must marvel at her size and if you are an engineer you must acknowledge her design and scale. As a […]

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Solar Powered Floating Home – ( Solar Thermal Magazine) An Austrian company has come up with a man-made private island that can be anchored anywhere in the world. The floating masses, called ORSOS Islands, are priced at $6.5 million each and will take around 18 months to construct, according to the company.

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Italian luxury Boat Builder – ( TeK-THinK) This Italian luxury boat builder has been designing and building sailing yachts and expensive boats since 1854. Here is a video highlight of the company and technology involved in these very impressive ships.

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