Going “eco friendly” is increasingly important as we become aware of the impact our mere presence has on the environment on a global scale. In response, many companies are looking into hybrid technologies and solar power. Ecoboats is taking it a step further. This Fort Lauderdale-based company is launching its first boat in Miami this year: the Silennis S020. Entirely electric, the Silennis makes no wake, no noise and requires no gas. Ever. While you won’t be jetting anywhere in a hurry—the engine’s top speed is about 7 knots—the boat could easily serve as a tender or a dayboat to putt-putt around the marina or for a comfortable cruise through the Intracoastal. Available options include teak or non-skid decks, bimini top and detachable transom.
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Location: Booth 624 - MARINA - IN WATER
LOA: 15ft. 8in.
Max load: 805 lbs. (4 adults)
Propulsion: Electric system with swivel motor pod
Choice of batteries:
4 AGM batteries (12V 105Ah each)
8 AGM batteries (12V 105Ah each).
Lithium batteries (24/48V 200/100Ah).
Power output: 2.4 kW or 4.0 kW
Max. speed: 6 mph (2.4 kW motor)
Autonomy top speed: 2 hours
Cruising speed: 4.5 mph (2.4 kW motor)
Autonomy cruising speed: 9 hours