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The Leader in Solar Boating

  • First 100% Solar US Coast Guard Inspected Passenger Vessel

  • First 100% Solar Journey through the Inside Passage from WA State to Alaska

  • First 100% Solar cargo delivery on the Erie Canal


by design

US Pat No. 10,875,608

Imagine peaceful conversations in the absence of engine noise

Simple and Easy

Systems are simple  

Boat is easy to drive

Enjoy the Journey

No smells or oil or air pollution 

Listen to the sounds of the water

Off the Grid

No shore power or fuel needed

Plugs into the sun 

No Range Anxiety

Cruise indefinitely during daylight hours

Low maintenance

Electric propulsion systems have almost no maintenance expense 

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Available NOW!

Solar Sal 24

Price and Specifications

Contact Us for questions and ordering information

SS24 designed by JF Bedard and built by Belmont Boatworks

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You could be a retiring or downsizing sailor. Perhaps you are an up-and-coming professional searching for your first yacht. Maybe you simply love classic boats. Either way, you value sustainability or you wouldn't be here on this page.  Wouldn't your lake, river or sound be a classier place with a boat that is in alignment with your values?   

Arriving 2025

Townsend 34

  • Top Speed 10+ knots  - 25 nm range

  • Cruising Speed 7+ knots - 70+ nm range - charges overnight with standard 30 amp connection

  • OR unlimited daytime range at 5+ knots on solar - without shore power

  • Yes, a generator is available for an unlimited hybrid experience

In development with Turn Point Design and Revision Marine

We Did It!

1400 Solar Powered Miles

Wayward Sun is the first solar powered boat to complete the Inside Passage from Bellingham, WA to Glacier Bay Alaska. 


Power and Motoryacht Magazine

Article and Audio Interview with David and Alex

Captain's Blog

more story, pics, and videos

How did we do it?  Captain Alex explains: Solar Boating 101

Our Devlin built 27 has been named Wayward Sun and upgraded and outfitted for this journey. We added more solar panels, more electronics, and doubled battery capacity. 

Spec Sheet Here

Wayward Sun now Priced to Sell at $179,000

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Check out our drone video!
It's a little outdated, but still fun

This is a picnic/cocktail launch for

2-10 people that will turn heads 

and comfortably sleep 2-4.

She is also a capable cruiser that traveled 1200 nautical miles to Alaska.  Read the blog 

Proudly Built by Devlin Boat

Electric System by BRJ Solutions

This vessel is the first ever 100% solar passenger vessel to receive a USCG Certificate of Inspection

Expertly designed by

Dave Gerr

Proudly Built by the

Hudson River Maritime Museum

A Magical Evening
on the Hudson River

A fully functional cruiser

powered by the sun! 

Just like our 38' cruiser,

but with 2 private cabins

From the Creator

Solar Sal 40


Click photo for news clip

of historic journey

Soundtrack includes the

song she was named for:

"I've got a mule

her name is Sal

15 miles on the Erie Canal"

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David Borton

Troy, New York

Alex Borton

Bellingham, Wa

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