Solar Atlantic Crossing Attempt Team Members
requires considerable logistics and a great deal of time.
It is a non-profit project and not without risks. In other words, it
cannot be realized without the assistance of many idealists. The names
and motivations of those individuals who have committed themselves to
transatlantic21 can be found here.
manager of MW-Line
was his idea to cross the Atlantic. He is constructing
"sun21" with his team and will captain the boat from Basel
goal is to see through the development of solar boats from the
experimental phase to commercial exploitation. transatlantic21 is,
so far, the biggest step on this route."
experienced ocean sailor he is responsible for navigation (boat and
crew). He will guide "sun21" together with M. Wüst as far
as Miami and then alone on to New York.
spend many weeks each year on my yacht in the Caribbean hoping for
good winds. But on "sun21", I'll be wanting lulls and
plenty of sun. I'm looking forward to it!"
Martin Vosseler, physician and
of the energy forum sun21
established the necessary contacts for the realization of the
project and is President of the association transatlantic21. He will
be a member of the crew from Basel to New York. "See
the sun — sea and sun: a recipe for the future!"
Beat von Scarpatetti, historian, university lecturer
President of the "Club of the Carfree."
was looking for an environmentally friendly way to reach America. He
is a member of the association transatlantic21 and is responsible
for the cultural aspects of the project. He will be a member of the
crew from Basel to New York.
will use "sun21" for biological studies, and plans to
analyze the plankton right across the Atlantic. He will be a member
of the crew from Seville to the Caribbean.
objective will be to watch the phenomena of life in the "wave
range" between the hydrosphere and atmosphere. I expect to see
whales, flying fish, storm birds and, of course, a species-rich
population of plankton in the light-abundant surface layers of the
water. On "sun21" I shall be able to live out my passion
for ocean biology."
Daniela Schlettwein, epidemiologist, President of sun21
support and networking made the project possible. She is a member of
transatlantic21 and has built up the network for the financial
realization of the project. She is responsible for making contacts
with partner organizations at the different ports of call.
isn’t this the most fascinating way to carry our credo for solar
energy across the globe?" www.sun21.ch
Wehrli, biologist, PR adviser
initiated the project with M. Wust and now takes on responsibility
for coordination and communication.
interest more and more people in renewable sources of energy –
this is a goal which the project can reach only with professional
public relations. That will be my contribution."
Solar Boat A project called Transatlantic 21 is almost
ready to attempt the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean –
from Europe to the United States ... www.nrel.gov/ncpv/hotline/10_06_week2.html
people will soon attempt to realize the first Atlantic
crossing with a solar boat named "sun21," which is a
14-meter-long catamaran. ... www.smartmobs.com/archive/
Piquepaille writes, "A group from Switzerland will soon attempt the
first Atlantic crossing in a solar-powered boat.
This ship, named SUN21, ... hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/09/17/2051204
solar boat to cross the Atlantic by ZDNet's Roland
Piquepaille -- Swiss people will soon attempt to realize the first Atlantic
crossing with a solar boat... blogs.zdnet.com/emergingtech/
first Atlantic crossing with a solar boat...
"SUN21" is a 14-meter-long catamaran powered exclusively by solar
energy. In the fall of 2006, ... digg.com/environment/The_first_Atlantic_crossing_with_a_solar_boat - 19k -