The full carbon electric ORC50 multihull by Marsaudon Composites has been designed for fast cruising and racing. The performance under sail is amazing: 15 knots of speed with less that 10 knots of wind and max speed when motoring 10 knots.

The customer chose electric for the weight (lighter that a diesel version), reliability, silence and hydrogeneration. At speeds of 15 knots the boat is able to generate 6kWh of electricity under sail.

Technology used in the electric ORC50 catamaran:

  • Previous name: TS5
  • Boatbuilder: Marsaudon Composites
  • Designer: Christophe Barreau
  • Length overall: 15.23 m
  • Boat beam: 8.2 m
  • Displacement: 7000 kg
  • Electric motor system: 2 x Oceanvolt SD15 saildrive motors
  • Electric motor system nominal power: 2 x 15kW
  • Electric motor system voltage: 48 V
  • Electric motor system weight: 2 x 42.5 kg
  • Propulsion batteries: 36,8kWh lithium battery pack

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