German adventurer closer to realizing his dreams 

Raphael Domjan, the German adventurer came a step closer Wednesday to realizing his plan to sail the globe, including a stop in San Francisco, in what he says is the world’s largest solar-powered boat. The catamaran-style yacht PlanetSolar, which resembles a spaceship, sports some 5,400 square feet of solar panels and was put in the water for the first time in the northern German city of Kiel.

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