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ECOSAIL, SAIL HYBRID CATAMARAN

25/06/2019

ECOSAIL, SAIL HYBRID CATAMARAN

The hybrid sail passage catamaran, “ECOSAIL”, built at the Dalmau Shipyards and inaugurated in Puerto de Barcelona in January 2019, it has been functioning in Barcelona since April 2019, with great success for his innovation at the sustainability and for the best panoramic views of the coast of Barcelona.

The propelling system has two electric motors and two diesel engines, that together with their sailing system, make this catamaran develop a silent navigation, comfortable and respectful with the environment.

COMFORT, ADAPTABILITY, MODULARITY AND OUTDOOR SENSATIONS:

Drassanes Dalmau has designed a fully open sailing catamaran, that permit a great mobility of passengers for the decks, adapted to passengers with reduced mobility who travel in a wheelchair to guarantee access to all areas of the main deck, enabling a wide and convenient boat walkway.

Comfortable seats have been designed to be multi-purpose with the aim to adapt the boat every time, facilitating the development of events, tourist excursions, presentations of companies… and to have a sensation of walk with the private yacht.

The boat has been built to offer a quality experience, the maximum comfort of the passengers in order that have the sensation to sail alone boat, based on the innovation of the ecology and the conservation of the environment.

In order to improve the experience on board it has been installed, a bar on the main deck and one on the other deck, underwater vision and two bathrooms, one adapted for handicapped persons. In addition, it has a large solarium in the prow area with nets, a barbecue aft and a catering service site ideal for organizing events on the boat.

SAFETY:

On this boat, as in the other models built by Drassanes Dalmau, special attention has been given to security with the current regulations, such as compliance with damage stability criteria, life rafts installation with enough capacity to guarantee that if the boat lost one the rest covers the total number of persons on board, Radar, AIS, auxiliary generator... In addition of the traditional systems like the CO2 extinction system on engine room, fire detection system, autonomous emergency engine over main deck with automatic start, ...

OPTIMIZATION OF THE SAILING SYSTEM:

The sailing system has been conceived with the objective of making sailing navigation safe, simple and functional. Use high quality materials, with electric winches for main sail and jib, and heavy weight sails.

RESPECT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT:

On this boat, Drassanes Dalmau has tried to minimize the emission of CO₂ and take advantage of the conservation of the environment at the maximum by making a hybrid boat.

It is a boat that is very respectful of the environment because it’s an ecological ship, very peculiar to the rest of similar boats, since it is a sailing catamaran, it can be sailing with electric motors, they allow a 100% electric navigation inside the port of Barcelona, ​​without contaminating and reducing to the maximum the emission of CO₂, which contributes to the reduction of pollution in Barcelona.

Apart from that, we find the application of the process of the vacuum lamination in the all main components, the application of an antifouling of high performance for contributing to reduce emissions, the painted of components on the mould (this system doesn’t require the repainting of the boat in a future), the installation of latest generation engines with all anti-pollution certificates, installation of wastewater retention system, placing all illumination with LED technology to reduce the consumption, enabling a port electrical connection of the main electrical network to operate all the systems without emissions,...

 

This boat that has been located in the Port Vell of Barcelona, has had big acceptance for part of the Port of Barcelona, for part of the passengers, who have enjoyed a navigation experience different from the other boats, and for part of the agencies, that have been able to check that can realise everything type of events (weddings, parties, presentations of companies, …), already it was for his silent and comfortable navigation and for his indoor distribution.