Equipment to sail a catamaran and a trimaran : Solar sail
For solar power to progress in the nautical world, it will have to be possible to integrate the photovoltaic film into the sails.
This is what SolarClothSystem® has just succeeded in doing, with a latest generation film which gives good results. The proof: just 3.1m² of these flexible panels are needed for a 40-footer, sailing in the Mediterranean in summer, to be self-sufficient in energy.
A system of the future...