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Friday, September 8 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
The Inside Passage on 100% Solar Power

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This is the story of the first ever all solar voyage through the Inside Passage from Bellingham to Glacier Bay. It is also the story of the technology that makes it possible. Solar Sal Boats has been building 100% solar vessels since 2011. In 2018 we commissioned Sam Devlin to design and build Wayward Sun, the 27′ work of art that got us to Alaska without plugging in or spending a dime on fuel.


Alex Borton

Solar Sal Boats
Capt. Alex Borton grew up with an old wooden sailfish. He taught sailing on dinghies and keelboats, and volunteered on tall ships.  He has journeyed for multiple weeks in small engineless craft in Washington, Baja and Patagonia. In 2021 Alex talked his Dad into joining him and Wayward... Read More →

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