Soel Senses 48 is a new solar electric catamaran from Soel Yachts. This new catamaran model features 48ft length, an ideal weekend cruiser for the sustainably minded. It has custom battery systems which are supplemented by the rooftop solar array, therefore, this catamaran is entirely fossil-fuel free. Soel Senses 48 operates quietly and is truly economical, it’s a sustainable way to cruise.
Designed with multiple leisure spaces, they can be used together or independently, depending on your needs. It has fully enclosed salon that features a central bar, liking it to the helm station to the lounge and dining areas. The foredeck presents you a private sunbed lounge area to sunbathe or enjoy the breath-taking view. When the aft bi-folding doors are fully opened, the salon and rear deck become one spacious area for relaxing and dining.
Joep Koster, Managing Director of Soel Yachts, says that the company has developed a number of electric boats for commercial resort clients, and recently, they have noticed the real demand in the market for a private leisure model. Soel Senses 48 aims to answer this demand. It has a double bed and ensuit in each hull, including configurable seating in the enclosed salon, it’s enough space to sleep for up to eight passengers on weekend gateways.
Soel Senses 48 has been designed for high efficiency electric propulsion from its inception. Soel Yachts had put a lot of thought in the design to make sure it creates superior harmony between its electric propulsion system and functional architecture. This catamaran can reach maximum speed of 10 and 18 knots respectively, with a range of up to 56 nautical miles. For easy mooring as well as better natural ventilation, the helm is fitted with doors on both starboard and port side. There’s an electric passarelle that slides out from the foredeck, it allows bow-forward mooring for better safety and privacy.
Soel Senses 48 – Specifications:
LWL 14.5 m
LOA 14.5 m
Beam 5.1 m
Standard 2x Naval DC EPS-40 (Vmax = 12 knots)
Performance 2x Naval DC EPS-100 (Vmax = 18 knots)
Solar Power: 2.7 kWp – ventilated
Main Battery Bank Capacity:
Standard 2x Naval DC 355V – 71 kWh
Extended range 2x Naval DC 355V – 142 kWh
2x double cabin with ensuite
Multi-layout salon incl. bar and kitchenette
Raymarine spec’d helm station
Water Capacity: 400 L fresh and drinking water / 215 L holding tank
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