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Date registered: May 1, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Combi Wind and Solar power (video) — June 20, 2016
  2. Evernote — November 30, 2015
  3. Build a boat in seconds — November 16, 2015
  4. Getting Things Done, with OmniFocus — November 13, 2015
  5. Things — August 29, 2015

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Jun 20

Combi Wind and Solar power (video)

Nov 30

Evernote

Reading Getting Things Done, I realised I have been using an important tool for a long time. Both to collect information, as well as to write down thoughts and concepts. I am talking about Evernote.

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Nov 16

Build a boat in seconds

Ever wanted to build a boat, but did’t have the time? You are not alone. Building a boat is a long process which you don’t want to rush (too much).

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Nov 13

Getting Things Done, with OmniFocus

Lately I try to get things done. Really! With the help of David Allen’s Gettings Things Done strategy, I now use OmniFocus to, well, get things done. For a start, I was really skeptical myself as well. But it works. Especially, or perhaps only, if you go all in.

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Aug 29

Things

Things I use. Daily. Great and easy to use To Do app.

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Aug 18

Ocean Cleanup

Ocean Cleanup

Two words: keep dreaming! Or in this case, dream big, and follow your dreams. That is that the Ocean Cleanup initiative, by a young Dutch student from Delft is all about. Bryan Slate is only 20 years old and already working a couple years on this huge project to cleanup all the oceans. The project …

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Aug 16

Managing 12 volts

Quite a while ago I wrote about a useful book for any boat or caravan owner looking to install, or improve, an electrical system. Even with modern technology, you still have to know what you are doing when installing an electrical system that suits your needs.

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Aug 15

KNRM

Sailing is not only about power, but as well as doing the right thing. In the Netherlands, there is a volunteer rescue organisation for the Dutch lakes, rivers and coastal area. Each year they are called into action about 1500 times. Considering they work on a 100% voluntary basis and receive no government funding, this …

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Aug 14

Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World

Here at Green Boating we do our best to provide as many resources for anything green and sustainable. Starting today, we will show you interesting apps. These can be apps for saving energy, sailing, or perhaps just a news app focused at boating and renewable energy. The world we live in, is one of apps …

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Jul 01

Renaissance of the Modern J-Class

Renaissance Modern J-Class

Sailing has been traditionally the greenest of all forms of transportation on the water. Unfortunately, diesel or gas powered boats can travel faster and are less dependent on the influence of the weather. But there is a new trend, one that looks back at the old J-Class yachts from about 100 years ago. Impressive sailing …

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Jun 29

Donate to the blog

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Jun 27

How do solar panels work

Solar panels in a field

So how do solar panels work? The Guardian has a series of articles explaining different issues. This one is explaining how solar panels capture the energy of the sun, and generate electricity we can use to make a cup of coffee. Or charge your electrical car. Or, well, you get the point!

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Jun 26

PlanetSolar – the worlds largest solar boat

PlanetSolar is the worlds largest solar boat and sailing around the world at the moment. She is in the Philippines at the time of writing. Their goal is to promote the use of renewable. They do this by showing that renewable energy technologies work as well as by pushing the boundaries of current technology. Wow, …

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Jun 26

Green Boating on YouTube

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Follow the Green Boating blog on YouTube for cool and interesting videos. We are adding various videos which are relevant to the site. So go follow Green Boating on YouTube!

Jun 05

Gunter Pauli Blue Economy

Blue Economy

There are many ways too achieve your goal when you want to change. One way can be to slowly make little changes over a long period of time. Or another, more drastic, way is too make a 180 degrees turn around and start doing what you want to do today!

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May 08

Tesla Powerwall

Tesla Powerwall

Well, that is impressive! Before we have even written anything about the new Tesla Powerwall, it is already sold out until next year. They announced, only days after the Powerwall was introduced, that they have 38.000 reservations. That means that they are sold out until mid next year. What makes it even more surprising is that …

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May 07

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Since the beginning of this website, there has been a section for interesting books. It turns out it is very hard to find good books about renewable energy for boats. Luckily, there are a lot of very interesting books out there that we can learn a lot from. Therefore, starting today, this section will have a …

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Apr 17

Overview of Solar Boats

Solar boats are of course the thing we are looking for here. Small or large, with a traditional design or futuristic ones. Some are designed for recreational purposes while others are build to break records, some are build by professionals and yet others are build by enthusiast. But we love them all!

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Apr 10

How to green your boat

5 Ways to Green Your Boat Manitoo Pontoon Boats is building pontoon boats, from small 18″ boats to a bit large 27″ pontoon boats. Their focus is to constantly improve and innovate, a focus which we always appreciate. They are all powered with big outboards, so we were surprised to find a article about how to …

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Apr 03

BioLite Nano Grid

The BioLite Nano Grid is another very smart invention from the BioLite company. It is a combination of power sharing, flashlight and general light and a charging station.

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Mar 27

It starts with ambition

I always say it starts with ambition when someone thinks I am dreaming about a future project. Well, that is nothing compared to the dream the team from the Solar Roadway has! It starts with ambition And ambition is what they have plenty of! Paving all the roads with solar panels. Build in LED lights …

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Mar 23

Kormaran Flying Foldable Boat

Every now and then, we find something for you that makes us say WOW. Well, this foldable flying boat is definitely a prototype we would love to see in real life. The various options are actually really smart to get the most out of the relatively small space you have on a boat. Sun bathing, …

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Jul 02

Going electric from an unexpected source: Harley Electric

Harley electric as in, Harley’s going electric, no joke! I had to read it twice before I believed it. The brand that is so well known for its loud motorbike’s you seriously can’t miss, is doing road tests with an electrical bike. This doesn’t mean that I am a fan of large and loud motorbikes …

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Jan 28

Surprisingly I love this fact

Not surprisingly, there are different reasons to “go green”. It doesn’t really matter if we talk about individuals, organisations, nations or campaniles, they all have different reasons to go green.

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Jan 10

Burn baby burn!

As discussed before on these pages, BioLite has invented a way to combine a cozy camp fire with charging your iPhone when you are camping out in the bush. Now you can even make a pot of tea when you get the accompanying BioLite Kettle. What I always really like about these inventions is the progress …

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