UK exhibition trailers

  Silent Explorer cedarwood electric Canadian canoe
Discover peace & tranquility on the quiet backwaters

UK exhibition trailers

 

Specifications

 
 
Hull

*    A traditional Canadian canoe by Selway-Fisher design, hand
     crafted in the UK by Seabird Boats from 6mm cedar strip plank
*    Glass cloth & resin sheathed inside & out for strength
*    Deep keel provides motor protection & directional stability
*    Beech framed seats with button-quilted upholstery
*    Two stowage compartments
*    Buoyancy tanks fore & aft

Propulsion
*    Minn Kota RT74 "Riptide" 24 volt electric propulsion unit
*    Powerful 34 kg (74lb) thrust for impressive performance
*    Gear-free direct drive transmission for efficiency & reliability
*    Kipawa high performance 280mm dia. 3 blade weedless propeller
*    Tiller control beside skipper provides steering & ultra efficient
     “pulsed power” variable forward and reverse motor control
*    Qualifies for discounted "electric" navigation license from most authorities
*   
Boat Safety Scheme exempt (no costly B.S.S. certificate is needed)

Power Source
*    Main: two Varta 12 volt 60 amp-hour deep-cycle lead-acid batteries
*    Reserve: two Varta 12 volt 60 amp-hour deep-cycle lead-acid batteries
*    Independent battery isolating switches & socket for charger
*    Dual function digital panel meter displays motor current consumption &
     battery voltage
 


 

Battery Charger
*    24V 8 Amp electronic switch-mode charger
*    Automatic two-stage bulk / float charge
*    Housed in a strong portable case
*    Short circuit protected
*    Supply: 220 / 240 Volts 50-60 Hz.

Dimensions & specifications
*    Length:     575 cm  (19')
*    Beam:      100 cm  (39")
*    Draught:     50 cm  (20")
*    Weight inc. batteries: 213 kg (470 lbs)
*    Freeboard: 21 cm (laden with 4 adults)
*    Seating capacity:  Four adults
*    Top speed:  9 kph (4.86 knots)
*    Range:
     66km (41 miles) @ 5kph (2.69 knots)
     42km (26 miles) @ 7kph (3.78 knots)


 

 

Silent Explorer Electric Canoe
Reading, Berkshire. United Kingdom.

Member of the Electric Boat Association

Visit our sister site: www.electric-launch.co.uk