Ecotourism has one of the most noteworthy yearly rates of development of the business, as per a study by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in ecotourism. One of the qualifying criteria in ecotourism, characterized by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) for hotels and tour operators, is to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases related to transport and use of renewable energy sources whenever possible.
With this information Soel Tachts and Naval DC ave developed a range of electrical solar-powered catamarans. This type of electric boats does not harm the environment by not generating CO2, by not producing noise and not to pour any toxic residue. This type of electric boat is a big boost to ecotourism business to be able to offer a silent route protected sites and get close to observe the animals without disturbing them.
Its flagship is the SoelCat12 electric catamaran, an electric boat with a large deck that can be customized according to customer needs. Besides this boat has 12 solar panels that provide 8,6kWp may well be an autonomous boat, perfect for scientific research or for government use. In addition to having a low hull and fiberglass reinforced it can be stranded on sandy beaches without problems.
This electric propulsion catamaran been proven in more than 350,000 nautical miles of the Pacific Ocean so they are safe and reliable engines. The SoelCat12 has two 30kW motors. It has a system of lithium polymer batteries 120 kWh which gives an operating autonomy of 6 hours to 8 knots. The SoelCat12 can surf at speeds of 6-15 knots.
The SoelCat has an overall length of 11.80 meters and a width of 5.80 meters and weighing about 4.6 tons and can accommodate up to 24 people.
Soel Yachts and Naval DC manufactured an electric catamaran