ShipSpotting.com
Login: Lost Password? SIGN UP
Ship Photo Search
Photo Search - Advanced Search

ECOLUTION

Full Screen - Add Comment - Bookmark this photo - Edit Info
Get thumbnail code to post in forum, blog or homepage
Photo Details
Photographer:Rozenburg [View profile]Title:ECOLUTIONAdded:Jun 05, 2011
Captured:June 03, 2011IMO:UnavailableHits:1,495
Location:Rozenburg, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Photo Category: Modern rig sailing ships / sailing yachts over 65' (20m) LOA
Description:
Wubbo Ockels, innovator in the field of sustainability and co-director of Ecolutions BV has dedicated himself after his space shuttle flight in 1985 to realize many of his innovative ideas in the project Ecolution.Ecolution is based on the design of a 77-foot schooner type boat by naval architect Gerard Dijkstra. They provided all necessary drawings and calculations. Building will take place under Lloyds-and-CE certification.

The strong hull is built of steel for impact resistance while an epoxy treatment assures low maintenance. A displacement of about 65 tons will give a great feeling of comfort during sailing. Her sail plan and rigging is a so-called Aerorig. The masts are made of carbon. Ecolution carries about 13 tons of batteries in her cargo which replaces the traditional led ballast. The keel is a swing-keel specially designed for Ecolution. The shape is like a wing about 5.5 meters long when fully extended. Fully retracted the depth of the vessel will be 1.90 meter. The final major underwater piece are two rudders, which are located at the far aft of the ship. Each rudder has a skeg on a partial piece that does not move, for added strength. The strength is such that Ecolution can stand on her rudders and keel when falling dry.

LOA 25,6 mtrs.
LWL 20 mtrs.
Beam 5,90 mtrs.
Displacement 70 tons
Draft max. 5,5mtrs.
Sail area 290 m2
Mast above water 26mtrs.
Diesel power 2x55 kwh
Electrical power 2x30 kwh
Energy storage 30 kwh

- Electric 100 kwh


Two rudders
Swingkeel
Aerorig - 2 rotating masts
Furling selftacking jib
Vessel Identification
Name:N/A
IMO:N/A
Technical Data
Vessel type:-

Additional Information
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
More Of This Ship
Got photos of this ship? Register and Upload them now!
More Of: This Photographer - This Ship

Photo Comments (1)

Comments sorting method :
Dеnis on Aug 15, 2014 19:58 (4 years ago)
Impressive!
Please Login to add a comment!

This photo has been shown 1,495 times since it was added to the site.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved View airplanes live at RadarBox24.com!