Solar Powered Boat Tours Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) _ A boat powered by solar cells is journeying through Florida and the east coast of the U.S. to promote solar power.

The Ra will stop in the Fort Myers area Monday as part of its 6,600-mile journey before traveling up the Caloosahatchee to Lake Okeechobee and then on to the east coast of the United States.

Boat Capt. Jim Greer to the Fort Myers News-Press ( ) anyone interested in solar power is invited to view the trimaran.