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Ned Ship Emax Excalibur Flybridge Cruiser

by Richard John Sauter on 29 Jun 2011
NedShip Emax Excalibur 22m express flybridge cruiser, Solar hybrid, GM Allison, VW marine, Sunpower PV carbon epoxy exoskeleton, carbon neutral, zero carbon plug-in copy Sauter Carbon Offset Design
Sauter Carbon Offset Design presents the Net Zero 22 meter Emax Excalibur built by the Ned Ship Group; a solar hybrid Flybridge Cruiser that features a photo voltaic exoskeleton that can harvest and return to the grid enough energy per year to offset up to 3,000 nautical miles of carbon neutral cruising at 18 knots.

The Emax Propulsion System delivers the most advanced form of hybrid diesel power to date by combining the new VW Marine 350TDI V8 and the GM Allison dual mode Hybrid Transmission with Delco Remy motor/generators. The GM Allison Hybrid Transmission which was developed with 330 million dollars of DOE Grants, powers tens of thousands of hybrid trucks and buses operating in every environment from arctic to tropic locations around the world.

Richard Sauter head of design commented, 'The Emax Excalibur is the world’s first carbon neutral yacht built from molds in order to produce a semi-custom series which represents a revolutionary first step in the Maritime Industry towards the production of Post Carbon Yachts.'

Currently available OEM Green Technology present in the 30 knot wave piercing Emax Excalibur:
VW Marine 350TDI V8 Diesel/GM Allison Hybrid Transmission (10 year warranty)
SunPower/Solbian Marine Solar Panels (25year warranty)
Mercruiser Zeus Duo-prop Drives
Ned Ship Epoxy Carbon Kevlar Composite Hull and Superstructure (original owner lifetime warranty)
Energy Star Equipment, AC & Refrigeration with Waste Heat Recovery
Corvus Lithium ion UPS (10 year warranty)

Specifications:
Overall Length; 22m
Beam; 5m
Draught; 0.9m
Displacement; 38tons
High speed displacement Hull; Epoxy Carbon Kevlar Composite
Fuel; 3,000 liters (Range at 22knts 1,000nm)
Lithium ion Battery; <200Kw
Emax Propulsion; 2xV8 VWTDI350 / GM Allison Hybrid Transmission
Power; 2x350Kw
Drives; 2xZeus Duo-prop
Plug-in; Return to Grid over 50MWs per year
Max speed; 30knts <50% Reduction in GNG emissions and Fuel Consumption
Cruising speed; 22knts <65% Reduction in GNG emissions and Fuel Consumption
At 18knts <75% Reduction in GNG emissions and Fuel Consumption
At 14knts <85% Reduction in GNG emissions and Fuel Consumption
Battery Powered Zero Carbon Range <100nm
Annual Carbon Neutral Cruising Rang at 18knts <3,000nm
Cabin; 3 Doubles 1 Single

NedShip Emax Excalibur 22m Layout © Sauter Carbon Offset Design
NedShip Emax Excalibur 22m Layout © Sauter Carbon Offset Design
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