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The Solar Circumnavigator ups the stakes

The Solar Circumnavigator ups the stakes and ups the pace: Anthony Howarth announced today that he will attempt two voyages with The Solar Circumnavigator solar boat in 2011. The first voyage will be round the world with assistance (with stops) via the two canals, Panama and Suez. Assuming this solar circumnavigation benchmark is satisfactorily set, […]

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Quadsie and OSCAR to go for a voyage

News from The Solar Circumnavigator project Quadsie and OSCAR to go for a voyage Today, Anthony Howarth confirmed that The Solar Circumnavigator, a 20 metre photovoltaic powered Catamaran, will carry two historic solar vehicles on its epic solar voyage around the world. These vehicles are lightweight second generation versions of two of Anthony´s remarkable collection […]

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The Solar Circumnavigator project launched

Anthony Howarth confirmed today that Peoples Projects Foundation will fund The Solar Circumnavigator project. â€Å“I first looked into the question of solar power and solar hybrid power for vehicles at the time of the 1979 second world fuel crisis. This research has continued right up to the present. In the summer of 1986 I originated […]

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