Solarimpact first ocean-going Solar Yacht

Solarimpact first ocean-going Solar Yacht

September 19, 2018

Solarimpact first ocean-going Solar Yacht

Solarimpact innovative solar yacht glides almost silently and does not sway – even over meter-high waves.

The hull technology of the solar yacht is based on the SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) design principle known since 1938, previously reserved for special ships only.



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The ship is supported by two torpedo-shaped buoyancy bodies beneath the water surface. This achieves a physical wave decoupling which reduces the rolling and heeling of the yacht by up to 90 percent.

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The ship lies still in the water, even in strong waves, and the annoying swinging is thus over. But SolarImpact has recognized that this principle offers another invaluable advantage: Energy consumption is significantly reduced. All systems on board use the sun as a primary energy source. The electric drive is not only environmentally friendly, but also extremely quiet.



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The solar yacht is energetically self-sufficient and with a top speed of 22 knots also exceptionally fast.

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By | 2018-09-19T12:35:24+00:00 Sep 19, 2018|Categories: Boats, Green Energy|Tags: |

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