Cruising the Kentucky River on homemade solar-power boats.

Ken Cooke and Bruce Hutcheson have built three solar-powered boats over the past four years. One has made trips down the Ohio River and up the Cumberland. It's an environmentally friendly — and quiet — way to cruise.
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Ken Cooke and Bruce Hutcheson have built three solar-powered boats over the past four years. One has made trips down the Ohio River and up the Cumberland. It's an environmentally friendly — and quiet — way to cruise.

These 'river rats' cruise the Kentucky River on homemade solar boats. How they did it.

June 07, 2018 10:44 AM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.