Together with our partner Naval DC, the specialist for (solar) electric propulsion system integration, Soel Yachts has more than 11 years of experience with ocean going solar electric vessels.
Their track record spans from 30kn solar electric speedboats to an entire fleet of solar electric sailing catamarans in the Pacific.
Together, they have logged more than 400.000nm to date.
The Okeanos Foundation for the Sea is making it possible to set and example for sustainable sea transportation on our oceans by implementing a network of fossil fuel-free vessels in the Pacific, under which the first SoelCat 12, called ‘Okeanos Pearl’. The Okeanos Foundation is committed to helping the people of Pacific islands become economically resilient. Okeanos’ mission is to empower island nations by providing sustainable sea transportation and supporting training of local sailors, boat builders and business operators. Since 2010, Okeanos has built twelve traditionally designed open ocean solar electric and hybrid sailing catamarans now used in eight Pacific island nations.