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SUN SAILOR. A Solar and Wind Powered Electric Catamaran

Sun Sailor catamaran vision.

Ive been visioning converting a diesel/wind powered catamaran into a solar/wind powered catamaran for the last 8 years. I have been inspired by the desire to be energy self sufficient and non reliant on fossil fuels. I have also felt this solar powered cat would be a great platform and example to promote clean renewable energy and care for the natural environment including the ocean, the air, and the marine creatures that rely on a clean and healthy ocean. 

I dont feel that I need to explain the urgency to reduce our carbon footprint or the importance of keeping our oceans and marine ecosystem in a healthy condition. To quote the Legendary founder of Sea Shepherd, Paul Watson “If the oceans die, we die”

 

Over the last 12 years I have Captained and operated the marine conservation yacht, Migaloo 2, along the east coast of Australia. I have raised many important issues in the media, in videos, with groups and in social media. This includes public education, removing shark nets, removing and reducing plastic pollution in the ocean, bringing people into close relationship with the whales, the marine ecosystem and its creatures and the magic of the Great Barrier Reef. 

 

I have raise the issue of Australia’s and humanities reliance on coal and fossil fuels and the need to use clean renewable energy. I have also participated in many beach cleanups removing hundreds of kilos of plastic waste. Although I have mainly used wind power to sail the oceans I have felt uneasy about the use of my old diesel engine and all the oil, pollution and grime that comes with that. So hence my vision of building a clean solar powered catamaran. Technology has seen many changes in products and efficiency over the last 8 years. We are now at a point where solar panels, electric engines and battery storage are efficient enough to make conversions viable and affordable. 

 

What is the Sun Sailor catamaran and what do I plan to do with it? 

I plan to expand on what I have already been doing with the  Migaloo 2 project over the last 13 years yet on an upgraded, expanded and cleaner level. Sun Sailor will have its own social media presents designed to excite and inspire people to live lightly and look after our natural environment. Ways to live sustainably will also be promoted. 

Here are some bullet points of what you can expect the Sun Sailor to do and promote.

1 Clean renewable energy. Solar, Wind, and kinetic regeneration.

2 Care for the natural environment including the ocean, the air, and the marine creatures.

3 Removing plastics from the ocean. Beach clean ups, etc.

4 Education on Climate change, reducing carbon footprint, 

reducing plastic consumption, reducing fossil fuel use, recycling, marine conservation.

5 Living lightly and sustainably, eg, using the energy of the sun to cook and grow our food, make fresh water, provide lighting electricity and create propulsion.

6 Tips on growing food, recycling and living sustainably on a boat or anywhere.

7 Taking people on trips to visit wild and pristine islands and waters to meet whales and the marine life and ecosystem. 

8 Learn how to sail and be at one with the ocean and it’s creatures. 

9 Learn how to create your own clean renewable energy system.

10 Tips on opting out of the Matrix.

 

Ways to achieve these goals.

1 Visiting islands and schools in Australia, Asia and the South Pacific, giving talks and presentations.

2 Running trips to islands with volunteers and participants to do beach clean ups and reef and ocean research.

3 Active Social Media presents with videos, photos and reports.

4 Invite musicians and celebrities onboard to promote these activities and ideals and share these activities to their network.

5 Giving talks and presentations to groups on the Sun Sailor.

6 Encourage young environmental ambassadors to become involved and build on a global network of activists.

7 Supply educational material to environmental ambassadors on how to get involved and reduce, reuse and recycle materials.

Below is a short clip removing plastic from islands in the Great Barrier Reef in Migaloo 2

 

 

Investment opportunities to create the “Sun Sailor” Catamaran.

So now a new cycle is about to reveal itself. The Documentary I have been working on for the last 7 years is finished and I am moving out of Migaloo 2. Its time to manifest the Sun Sailor vision.

 

I have been looking around the world for the right catamaran to do the conversion to. I should be able to get the right catamaran for around $450,000 and then spent $100,000 on the electric conversion and setting up sustainable living options. As I don’t have $550.000 laying around, yet totally believe in and trust my vision, I’d like to invite those who resonate with my vision to become involved. 

 

I love win, win, win, situations and feel I have a proposition that will resonate with the right people. So here we go. My proposition is that to those who have investments or savings sitting in the bank, stocks, shares or what ever and getting between 2% – 4 % interest depending on risk level, there is a more ethical and enjoyable option that is secure. 

Instead of your $ sitting in a bank, financing mining company, weapons manufacturing or whatever and fuelling products or services that don’t serve humanity or the earths evolution, you can invest some of those $ into this Sun Sailor catamaran vision. In return, rather than get, say 2% – 4 % interest on your $100,000 investment ( $2000-$4000 ) per year, you invest $100,000 in the Sun Sailor catamaran vision and receive $8000 worth of holidays, sailing onboard the luxury, Sun Sailor, electric catamaran every year until you decide to sell your share back to me or another share holder. One week sailing is normally valued at $2000 per person, per week. There are other sailing perks as well for $100,000 investors that can be negotiated with interested investors. If you resonate with this vision and you’re interested in more info, contact me for more discussion, details and a contract. I plan to be operating in the Great Barrier Reef or the South Pacific Islands over the coming years.

 

For those who may just want to join the Sun Sailor catamaran on one of its amazing journeys to the islands at some time in the future, make sure you join the mailing list on this page or send me an email via contact page.