Solar Sailor

Solar Shuttle RA 82


Solar Shuttle

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The Solar Shuttle RA 82, built by Solar Lab of London, operates in Hamburg, Germany. With a capacity of 120 people and a length of 27 meters, it is one of the larger solar powered boats.

Extra power generated by the boat is fed into the local grid.

  • LOA 27m
  • Beam 5.3m
  • Height 4.1m
  • Draft unloaded .8m
  • Max speed 15 km/h
  • Cruising range 50-70 km
  • Unladen weight 40 tons
  • Photovoltaics 9.6 kWp
  • Batteries 2 - 900Ah, 80 Volt
  • Motors 2 - 18 kW DC motors

  • Solar Lab continues to design solar boats. They have designed 50 boats of various size which operate around the globe. All their boats are powered solely by the sun.