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Gary Minnick, a 66-year-old from Long Island, will attempt to circumnavigate Long Island is solar-powered 29-foot boat. (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Sets Out To Circumnavigate Long Island In Solar-Powered Boat

Gary Minnick’s 29-foot hand-crafted hybrid started out as a sail boat. The flat canopy of solar panels generate 28,000 watts of electricity to quietly power an electric outboard motor, equivalent to a nine horsepower gasoline engine.

06/25/2013