Tûranor PlanetSolar has generated significant publicity for its sponsors as seen in the links below. This is the kind of publicity that money alone can't buy, and that's not all, the publicity generated by such a project is worth many times the cost of the project.



Laying up the hull of Planet Solar


Planet Solar's hull being laid up






A look at the world's largest solar-powered boat | SmartPlanet 3 Aug 2011 – The Turanor PlanetSolar is the first boat to travel the world using only solar power . It's covered in over 500 square meters of solar panels.


Roilo Golez, Solar-Powered Boat, M/S Turanor Planet Solar, Jul 2011 - 1 min - Uploaded by GOGOGOLEZ
Roilo Golez visited the world's largest and most advanced solar-powered boat, M /S Tûranor Planet Solar


Tûranor PlanetSolar: World's Largest Solar Ship About to Complete 21 Jan 2012 – They currently are set to depart Aubu Dabi, headed to their final port in Morocco from where the expedition launched on September 27th, 2010


Solar-powered boat Türanor raises hopes of a sun-fuelled future

1 Apr 2010 – "The mission of the skippers will be to chase the sun," said Dany Faigaux, a member of PlanetSolar, the Swiss team behind the ambitious project.


World's largest solar-powered boat in world record circumnavigation

23 Nov 2010 – The TURANOR PlanetSolar embarks on its record breaking circumnavigation attempt (Image: PlanetSolar). Image Gallery (4 images)


MS Turanor PlanetSolar arrives in Hong Kong - People's Daily Online

15 Aug 2011 – MS Turanor PlanetSolar, a solar powered boat, sails at the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. 15, 2011.


Turanor PlanetSolar « WWW.UGLYSHIPS.COM

18 Aug 2010 – Turanor PlanetSolar. IMO : ?? Build : 2010 by Knierim Yachtbau GmbH – Kiel in Germany.


Planet Solar's Turanor Solar Boat - Energy Refuge

25 Jan 2012 – Planet Solar's Turanor, the world's largest solar-powered boat, is nearly finished with its mission to complete its loop around the Earth.

1 Sep 2011 – Simply put, the "MS Turanor PlanetSolar, a 31-metre long catamaran covered with 500 square metres of photovoltaic solar panels.




Planet Solar cabin and helm design details


Planet Solar cabin and helm design details




TURANOR PLANET SOLAR - Vessel's Details and Current Position

TURANOR PLANET SOLAR Pleasure Craft IMO:0, MMSI:269116000, Call Sign: HBY4444. Ship's details and real-time data: maximum and average speed


PlanetSolar MS TURANOR back in northern hemisphere — Luxury

20 Jul 2011 – The world's largest solar boat, MS TURANOR PlanetSolar sailing under the Swiss flag, is expected next week in the capital of the Philippines.


World's largest solar-powered ship, MS Turanor PlanetSolar, docks

14 Jan 2012 – Having travelled more than 48000 kilometers using only solar energy, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar has now docked in Abu Dhabi : A year later and Turanor PlanetSolar has reached Singapore

24 Sep 2011 – In all the places that they have visited along the way, the Turanor PlanetSolar has received a warm, if sometimes a somewhat astonished welcome.


World's Largest Solar Boat En Route to Complete Historic Lap

19 Jan 2012 – PlanetSolar's Turanor, the world's largest solar-powered boat, is about to complete its record-breaking 18-month journey across the globe.


Turanor Planet Solar arrives in Miami 

28 Nov 2010 – Turanor Planet Solar arrives in Miami after crossing from Las Palmas to the Caribbean Islands.


Turanor Planet Solar on her way - Destinations - SuperyachtTimes

1 Oct 2010 – The 31m solar powered, carbon fibre wavepiercer catamaran Turanor Planet Solar, designed by New Zealand's Auckland-based LOMOcean


$16 million Turanor PlanetSolar mega-yacht to visit Australia | News

26 May 2011 – THE world's largest solar boat, costing $16.7 million to build, will make a stopover in Australia this weekend


Planet Solar's Turanor | Flickr - Photo Sharing!




Turanor Planet Solar minus extending wings


Planet Solar before fitting of her extending wings


Design concept  Raphael Domjan  PROMOTIONAL TOUR 2012

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