14.11.2016 VCAT44 #1
The VCAT44 from vcatamaran is not only another fast cruising catamaran. The VCAT 44 is a boat that distinguishes from most of the markets choices. The VCAT 44 will not only be fast, but at the same time quiet. It will not only accommodate their guests, but offer comfort in a designed shell. The difference is made by a holistic concept.
Propulsion will be hybrid: centered, quiet, eco friendly. Recuperation, regeneration will allow an average use without any generator noise, but with the amenities of modern life. All sailing can be done single handed. vcatamaran has put together, what todays technics and hydrodynamics deliver: Living in comfort and eco friendly; and sailing will be on the fast side!
Technology used in the hybrid electric VCAT44 catamaran:
- Boat waterline length: 13.41 m
- Boat beam: 7.2 m
- Boat weight: 7400 kg
- Electric motor system: 2 x Oceanvolt SD15 electric sail drive motors
- Electric motor system nominal power: 2 x 15kW
- Electric motor system voltage: 48 V
- Electric motor system weight: 93 kg
- Batteries: Super-B 16kWh lithium battery pack
- Generator: 10 kW DC generator