Solar Sails Shown on Network News

The French national TV network TF1 ran a feature on UK Sailmakers France's solar sails. The latest solar sails project is Conrad Colman's Vendee Globe challenge. His IMOCA 60's mainsail will have enough thin-film solar panels laminated into the sail to generation 2.2 kilowatts per hour. UK France is also making a bimini for a 62-foot Oyster that will produce 1 kilowatt per hour. Here is a link to the full piece.