This article features a full page picture of Kapowai. She is of much interest to the industry, having been completely energy independent, powered only by solar, for over 3 years. Its a landmark achievement showing the power of renewables. Kapowai is capable of cruising extended distances on solar power and regen, or living aboard in the marina. The no maintenance aspect of solar sailboats is very appealing. Solar Sailboats are ready to go at any time with plentiful energy in low latitude locations.
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