The PlanetSolar is a catamaran powered exclusively by solar energy. It completed the first solar-powered trip around the world on May 4, 2012 after travelling over 60,000 km (37,282 miles) in 584 days. A fantastic feat for an amazing looking boat.

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The solar boat PlanetSolar is seen following its unveiling ceremony at the HDW shipyard in Kiel. Christian Charisius/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

Skippers Domjan of Switzerland and D'Aboville of France stand on the bridge of the solar boat PlanetSolar following a ceremony at the HDW shipyard in Kiel. Christian Charisius/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

Skippers Domjan of Switzerland and D'Aboville of France stand on the bridge of the PlanetSolar following a ceremony at the HDW shipyard in Kiel. Christian Charisius/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The solar boat PlanetSolar is launched during ceremony in Kiel. Christian Charisius/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor Planetsolar ship arrives in the port of Monaco after completing the first around-the-world trip using solar energy. Eric Gaillard/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

People stand on the world's largest solar-powered boat in Cancun. Gerardo Garcia/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

worker moves solar panels on the deck of the world's largest solar-powered boat as the crew prepares to go out to sea, in Cancun. Gerardo Garcia/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

A woman walks on the deck of the world's largest solar-powered boat in Cancun. Gerardo Garcia/Reuters

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river in Epinay-sur-Seine, near Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river in Epinay-sur-Seine, near Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river in Epinay-sur-Seine, near Paris. BENOIT TESSIER/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

PlanetSolar: The World's Biggest Solar Powered Boat

The Turanor PlanetSolar, the world's largest solar-powered boat, travels on the Seine river next to the Eiffel tower in Paris. CHARLES PLATIAU/REUTERS

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