SILENT-YACHTS presents the first and only oceangoing production yachts in the world that are fully solar sustainable and powered by solar energy. Pure solar-powered luxury.
Conventional motor-yachts are powered by diesel- or gas-engines. Additionally they have a Generator on board to supply all household appliances. Depending on the size of the yacht, two or three diesel-engines are working for propulsion and household. On sailing-yachts, depending on the operational area and the wind- and weather conditions, additionally to the sails a diesel-engine is needed for the propulsion of the boat. When anchored in a quiet bay, the noisy diesel-engine is operated to provide the energy needed on the boat.
Most yachts are using gas for cooking, the open flame heats up the interior of the yacht and cause an imminent threat. On many yachts the consumables like water and energy are managed in a way that enforces the skipper to visit a marina every two or three days to charge the batteries and to buy water for shower and drinking. Larger Yachts operate water-makers, air-conditioning and generators. They do not need to got a marina, but the use of a combustion-engine is inevitably combined with noise, exhausts and vibrations as well as oily films in the water: Not the nicest experience in an otherwise quiet bay.
A conventionally powered boat with diesel engine propulsion has a range of 300 to 500 nautical miles. With a sail the range can be extended, but only when the wind is coming from the right direction and in matching force.
SILENT-YACHTS offers you a completely new experience of nature and watersports, without noise or exhausts.
We have developed a modular and scalable system that reduces the operation-hours of diesel-engines and thus the fuel-consumption to close to zero. The SILENT System is simpler, needs less maintenance and costs less than any conventional fuel-depending propulsion and energy-supply. At the same time it grants more luxury, comfort, independence, reliability and safety.
Do you want to have a “propane-free” kitchen and more comfort while on anchor? Do you want to go for solar-electric propulsion? Are you the owner of a Megayacht who wants to sleep without the noise and the vibrations of permanently running generators:
We have the solution for you. A new class of yachting is on the rise.
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Please contact us today to discuss converting your diesel inboard catamaran to solar power at any location in the world. Solar conversions for house only or house and one engine or house and both engines available.
The Silent 55 is available for viewing at the Miami Boat Show Feb 12 to 16, 2020 and the Palm Beach Boat Show Mar 25 to 28, 2020. Please contact us if you are interested in a preview on the Silent 55.
Please contact Solar Power listing broker Bill Neumann direct for more information at 908-309-4364 cell. Call, text or email Bill@g1ys.com anytime
Specifications Standard Options price Options Options prices Silent 60 Cruiser - 1,971,000 # 22,730
All prices are net without VAT
large master cabin versions VERSION 3/3:
1 full-width (>7 m) Master-cabin in the front,
2 VIP-cabins with en-suite bathrooms in the hulls (= 3 cabins, 3 bathrooms) C20
VERSION 4/4: port-side 2 double-bed cabins each with en-suite bathroom,
starboard 1 VIP-cabin with en-suite bathroom,
1 full-width VIP-cabin in the front with en suite bathroom (= 4 cabins, 4 bathrooms) 11,480 grand salon layout versions
VERSION 5/4: 4 double-bed cabins with en suite bathrooms + 1 cabin with 2 bunk beds sharing the bathroom with one of the other cabins (= 5 cabins, 4 bathrooms) 18,330
VERSION 6/4: 4 double-bed cabins with en suite bathrooms + 2 cabins with 2 bunk beds sharing the bathroom with one of the other cabins (= 6 cabins, 4 bathrooms) 22,460
VERSION 6/6: 2 double-bed cabins with en suite bathrooms in the front, 4 twin-bed cabins (2 in each hull) sharing 2 bathrooms (= 6 cabins, 4 bathrooms) 26,920 front exit + front cockpit front exit and front cockpit with cushions (only with grand salon versions) 16,200 customization
Change of interior layout - price for the team (designer + naval architect + project manage) per day € 2330,-- tbd surface-finish Gel-coat white coloured Gel-Coat Hull 29,500 coloured Gel-Coat Deck, fly and all small parts 23,700 metallic or coloured folia tbd
Inside furniture wood all furniture made of light-weight composite materials covered with real-wood veneer - Walnut crown, Burmese Teak, White Oak, North American Maple, White Wine large choice of special furniture veneers on request - fabrics interior cushions in easy to clean fabrics all interior cushions in marine quality leather with double stitch 12,860 - floor large choice of Alpi veneers large choice of special veneers or carpets on clients choice on request curtains - shades and blinds manual shades and blinds in all cabins upgrade to electric plissee in all cabins, controlled via App or display or remote control 14,200
Saloon standard sink corian or stone sink 268 cabinet under the helm-seat large cabinet with four drawers large fridge / freezer combi with two drawers on request opening mechanism for TV electric lifting system for 50´´ LED-TV-monitor in the saloon (monitor incl.) 5,266 curtains - shades and blinds manual shades and blinds at port and stb side windows upgrade to electric plissee at port, front and stb windows in the salon, controlled via App or display or remote control 12,410
Cockpit - Comfort / Sto cockpit-sofa cockpit-sofa for up to 6 persons with backrest complete cushion set for cockpit sofa including backrests + stern sofa with backrests, covered with "Sunbrella Plus" water-resistant - in various colours available 4,860
cockpit table white GRP cockpit table extendable teak table 1,248
LED effect-lights exterior set of downlights around deckhouse, courtesy-lights along the sidewalk ,the cockpit, the stairs and the swimming-platforms 5,246
LED under water lights set of 8 LED-lights mounted above the waterline under the aft sunbed, at the transom and at the bow lighting the water under the boat 3,410
LED-lights under the waterline - price € 920 per unit - set of 2 units 1,840
name-light boat-name in inox letters and LED light - 2 x at the sides 3,731
teak parts 2 x teak bow seats in high quality artificial teak 860
teak-floor cockpit, stern platforms, stairs, side decks, front deck – in A quality teak wood 48,300
cockpit, stern platforms, stairs, side decks, front deck – in high quality artificial teak 46,360
Transoms: shower transom shower hot and cold water 2nd transom shower hot and cold water, separate hot water boiler 1,160
mooring winch 2 x electric capstan winch at the stern 6,350 passarella foldable carbon passarella 260 x 45 cm, four fixing points, bag, carbon handrail 8,450
stern sunbed with integrated davits sunbed with integrated davits to lift the tender underneath the tender garage, 2 electric winches, control switches + wireless remote control, LED-lamps underneath the platform, cushions on top 19,300
hydraulic stern-platform hydraulic stern-platform serves as a tender-lift and as a swimming platform, with integrated passarella 48,260
Flybridge flybridge furniture helm-seat, U-shaped bench for 8 and 3 sun-loungers cushions for 8 seats and backrests + a large sunbed with backrest + helm bench with backrest 3,380
flybridge table composite coffee table, manual lifting mechanism coffe table that can be enlarged and converted to a dining table for 8 persons 2,810
flybridge-roof rigid sunroof over fly bridge retractable sunroof, hydraulic lifting system 40,870
teak-floor teak-floor on fly bridge in high quality artificial teak 8,260
teak-floor on fly bridge in high quality artificial teak 7,810
Technical Equipment Warm water heating system Webasto 16 kW diesel heater for heating of the yacht interior, incl. electronic control box - uses the same outlets like the air conditioning in all cabins, bathrooms and saloon - recommended for all year use in really cold areas 12,890
airconditioning air conditioning system 50.000 BTU, high efficiency sea-water cooled chilled water system, super silent, inverter technology, outlets in every cabin and two in the salon - each room separately adjustable. Reversible heat pump to heat the interior in cold conditions upgrade to "tropical airconditioning". Double chiller unit and more powerful airhandlers in all cabins and in the salon, for hot and humid areas. Reversible heat pump to heat the interior in cold conditions 58,270 additional air-con unit (airhandler + separate control display) 2,380
dishwasher for 12 sets 2,808
washing machine 8 kg including water- + power-supply + sep. fuse, drainage system, air ventilation upgrade to washing machine + dryer 8/7 kg including water- + power-supply + sep. fuse, drainage system, air ventilation 980
Water system deck-/ chain-washing pump high-pressure fresh-water pump with hose-connecting points in the aft-cockpit and the chain-locker + on the flybridge 2,370
water-tank 2 x 500 L ( standard ) add. 2 x 500 L in the front of the boat for trim purpose (when equipped with large tender or other heavy equipment 9,400
Icemaker integrated in the galley fridge/freezer 2nd icemaker on the flybridge, 12 kg /day 530 watermaker Echotec 95l/h high pressure system, filter system for potable water for the fridge + separate tap in the kitchen upgrade to: "Spectra Farallon 1800" low-pressure energy-recovery system 284 l/h (1800 gallon/day), very energy-efficient, low consumption, nearly noiseless 16,290
upgrade to: "Spectra Farallon 2800" low-pressure energy-recovery system 454 l/h (2800 gallon/day), very energy-efficient, low consumption, nearly noiseless 26,840
Electricity 230 V / 12 V outlets 2 x 230 V in the pantry, 1 x 230 V + 2 x USB in each cabin, 230 V in each bathroom, 2 x 12 V + 2 x USB + 2 x 230 V at the chart table, 2 x 230 V in the generator room and the stb. aft storage compartment additional outlets according to customer´s choice, price per outlet € 140 (set of 8) 1,120 shore-power shore-power-connection with fuse shore-power cable 25 A 320
Electronics Raymarine navigational instruments 2 x Axiom 9 Multifunction Display with EU-silver card, 2 x Tridata i70 incl. repeaters (wind, echo, speed, temp.), hydraulic Autopilot (2 x p70R autopilot-control, ACU200 computer, EV1 compass, GPS, rudder-sensor, hydr. pump and accessories) upgrade to 2 x Axiom 12 Multifunction Display 3,520
additional 2 x Axiom 12 Multifunction Display with EU-silver card 6,490
FLIR thermal / nightview camera Flir 324CS stabilised Infrared Camera 18,300
radar package 4 kW colour HD Radar 24'' 3,290
VHF + AIS Package Ray 90 (DSC/ATIS, GPS, AIS), RayMic, AIS Class B receiver and transmitter, 2 antennas, intercom + horn 4,242
antenna support small mast for navigational lights large Aluminum console for antennas, radom, wind and lights 2,320
SAT Satelite communication system KVH V3IP 27,600
Satelite TV-antenna KVH TV6 43,210
CCTV CCTV-system with two Raymarine cameras connected to the Raymarine monitors 2,060
addtional CCTV cam with wifi connection - price per unit tbd Propulsion - Energy-sup "Silent-E-Power" serial hybrid propulsion 2 x Kräutler turnable saildrives, electric motor a´ 30 kW, bronce-prop, 70 kWh lithium battery 2 x 250 kW e-motors on shafts, 100 kW Volvo D3 diesel generator, 210 kWh lithium battery, 2 x speed-control, structural reinforcements of the hull for higher speed 205,300
"Silent Hybrid Power" parallel hybrid propulsion 2 x 279 hp Steyr HDS 6 cyl. Diesel Hybrid + 2 x 7 kW electric motors (propulsion and charging, replaces the standard drive-trains and the generator), 160 kWh lithium battery, structural reinforcements of the hull for higher speeds. Electric cruising speed 6 knots, diesel top speed 18-20 knots 105,680
fire extinguishing system manual fire extinguishing system in generator compartment automatic fire extinguishing system in generator and electrical compartment incl. control display 8,620
lithium-battery Additional 70 kWh battery 54,208
side-thruster 10 kW Side Thruster in port hull incl. control panel, wiring, fuse, additional battery 12,994
steering and engine controls electro-hydraulic steering and controls for 2 motors at the helms-position "dockmate" RC-helm: wireless speed, side thruster, steering controls instead of standard controls on request fuelfilter filter system with water separator double filter system able to switch during engine run 851
fuel tank 2 x 500 L fuel-capacity for extended cruising 2 x 800 L fuel-capacity for long-range cruising 3,866
generator accessory waterlock, muffler, remote control panel, "silent-mode" package: add. muffler, special noise insulating cover, supports 9,360
inverter / charger 15 kVA inverter, 15 kVA charger 30 kVA inverter, 30 kVA charger 8,240
Kite-sail preparation for kite including power supply, fuse, strong points, support plate 9,460
Anchorage and mooring anchor-winch windlass 1500 W for chain and rope, separate capstan remote control with chain-counter, 2 panels on fly and inside helm 948
anchor / chain 30 kg galv. Jambo anchor + 100 m galv. chain 10 mm 40 kg polished s/s Jambo anchor + 100 m s/s chain 10 mm 6,730
second anchor 22 kg Jambo, 10 m galvanized chain, 100 m rope 20 mm 1,733
fenders 6 cylinder-fenders F7 (120 x 38 cm) inc. spliced ropes 2 ball-fenders 95 x 70 cm incl. spliced ropes 516
2 pneumatic fenders 120 x 45 cm incl. spliced ropes, 230 V high speed pump for in- / deflating the fenders, incl. 230 V outlet in the technical compartment 870
mooring ropes Gleistein Geo-Square floating mooring ropes 18 mm; 4 x 50 m 860
Others security equipment liferaft offshore 8 Persons plus security equipment for 8 Persons incl. dedicated storage-place with lock 3,640
launching documentation and commissioning package, CE certificate, launching, 3 x antifouling, 1000 L diesel, 30 kg galv. Jambo anchor + 100 m galv. chain 10 mm, 6 cylinder fenders F7 (120 x 38 cm) inc. spliced ropes, mooring lines 5 x 15 m, handover including full detailing, technical and sailing introduction
Length overall: 17,99 m (59.0 ‘)
Beam overall: 8,99 (29,5 ‘)
Draft: 0,93 m (3.0 ‘)
Light displacement: 25 tons
Water: 1.000 L
Waste-water: 2 x 500 L
Fuel: 600 – 1600 L
Solar Panels: 14 kWp
E-Motors: 2 x 30 kW / 2 x 250 kW
Generator: 22 kW / 100 kW
Battery capacity: 70 – 210 kWh
Cruising Speed: 6 – 8 kt / 12 – 15 kt
Top Speed: 12 kt / 20 kt
100% Solar Powered
Unlimited Cruising Range
Lifetime Maintenance-free Motors
Noiseless and Fume-less Luxury Navigation
No Heat Build-up
Highest Quality Materials & Craftsmanship
Safest Marine Propulsion System
25-year Solar Panels Warranty
8-year Battery Banks Warranty
Lifetime warranty for the electric motors
air conditioning system 50.000 BTU, high efficiency sea-water cooled chilled water system, super silent, inverter technology, outlets in every cabin and two in the salon - each room separately adjustable. Reversible heat pump to heat the interior in cold conditions
Noiseless cruising without any emissions, with unlimited range. The sound of the waves is like music in your ears and there is nothing disturbing this feeling.
Significantly lower purchasing price and maintenance costs, nearly no maintenance work, operational costs close to nothing and highest level of security and reliability.
The “E-Power” version comes with stronger dual e-motors than the “Cruiser” and more powerful batteries banks. This allows a higher top speed as well as a higher cruising speed compared to the “Cruiser version”.
With the “Hybrid Power” version, a hybrid of powerful diesel engines together with the electric motors achieve top speeds of 20+ knots.
The Kite version features a towing kite with full automatic control. The SILENT yachts as well as the Kite System are adapted to complement each other perfectly, offering noiseless cruising and unlimited range but without any emissions. Conventional sails require a lot of space on the deck as well as maintenance and create shade on the solar panels. The Kite flies in altitudes of between 100 and 150m where the winds are much stronger, so the kite generates up to 20 times more power per square meter.
What is the difference between a SILENT YACHT and a conventionally powered yacht? The special configuration of the components guarantees that the solar-panels generate more power on an average day than the total consumption for propulsion at cruising speed. This includes all household appliances – on an average holiday trip to a typical holiday destination. SILENT YACHT technology ensures that long passages on solar power are a day-to-day experience.
The exceptional energy efficiency of SILENT YACHTS is achieved by:
Wind- and wave-drag optimized design
CNC-milling of the molds
Construction in carbon-composite with resin-infusion
Light-weight and structurally strong layout
Fully insulated hulls
Durability and long- term maintenance of value by using high quality resins
Special Features include:
Ergonomic design guarantees comfortable life on board
Innovative propulsions and technical devices grant luxury and performance at minimal cost of maintenance
Modular construction and efficient design facilitate creative ideas at a reasonable price
Luxury equipment such as dinghy garage or liftable stern-platform, as well as induction cooktop, large 230V inverter and lithium consumer-battery
Autonomy – unlimited range without the need to refuel, recharge or fill up the water-tanks.
With the water-maker you can produce up to 3 tons of fine potable water every day. In combination with the huge cooling and freezing-capacity a SILENT yacht is your personal island, offering everything you need for an independent and autonomous life for extended periods of time. There is no propane on board. All household appliances work with 220/110 Volt, just like at home.
For those rare occasions of protracted foul weather, or high cruising speed over a longer period of time, all yachts of the “Cruiser” and “Sailor” series have a diesel generator which serves as a range extender. Once the sun reappears, the batteries receive a free refill. You save substantial amounts of fuel and money, protect the environment and enjoy comfortable, relaxed sailing over long periods of time, independent of weather or external resources.
A SILENT yacht can cruise up to 100 miles a day without fuel, permanently and for weeks featuring virtually unlimited range. SILENT solar power systems feed the electric propulsion of the catamarans (short term speed up to 20kn) and all household energy needs. What is the technology behind this?
Light-weight Lithium-Batteries provide ample energy for the propulsion as well as for all household appliances, e.g. for television, air-conditioning, ice-machine, water-maker, laptop etc. There are various types of lithium-batteries on the market. The brand we are using is among the most expensive ones. But they are best regarding liability, safety, performance, weight and life-span.
Reliability: The solar-panels are integrated in the roof, so there is no wind-load on them. The batteries and electric-motors are inside the boat in a dry and safe place. All wiring is tin-covered and all plugs are specially designed for marine operation. All parts exposed to the marine environment are made of corrosion-resistant materials. All components are virtually free of maintenance. So the operating-costs are much lower than on a comparable conventionally powered catamaran.
Luxury: depends on energy, always available, like at home with 220/110 Volt electricity. All kinds of electric consumers can be connected. Without operating a generator you can watch football on TV, have a cold beer, run air-conditioning and enjoy bright interior and exterior lighting – for as long as needed. Production of up to 3.000 litres of drinking water per day grants you a kind of comfort you would not have considered possible up to now. This is “SILENT” and emission-free luxury.
Maintenance: The diesel range-extender requires much less attention than 2 large diesel-engines or sails in a conventionally powered catamaran. Solarpanels have a guaranteed life-span of more than 25 years. After that time it will be quite cheap to replace them. The Lithium batteries have a guaranteed lifespan of 8 years. The electric motors are completely free of maintenance. So the maintenance-costs are much lower than on a comparable conventionally powered catamaran.
Performance and Efficiency: Due to their exceptionally low weight, the streamlined shape and the towing-tank optimised underwater-lines, SILENT Yachts have less wave drag and friction than other sailing- or motor-yachts. This unique efficiency makes them fast and enables self-sufficient propulsion.aRange is unlimited with solar powered electric propulsion = more than Transocean-range.
Range-Extender: A diesel generator provides ample energy in case of longer periods of bad weather. It starts automatically when the batteries are low and ensures properly filled batteries to supply the propulsion as well as all household appliances.
Range is unlimited with solar powered electric propulsion = more than Transocean-range.
Redundancy and Safety: All vital components are redundant to ensure double safety. Due to the configuration of the particular components an overload-situation is impossible. The SILENT System is by far safer than any other propulsion like sails or diesel-engines.
Recuperation: The “Sailor” and the “Sky Sails” version of the SILENT yachts can recharge the batteries while sailing. When the propellers are turned by the water-flow, the electric motors produce energy to charge the batteries.
Solarpanels: Produce the energy for the propulsion as well as for the luxury household, including air-conditioning, cooking, refrigerating etc. The energy is stored in state-of-the-art Lithium-Batteries.
Speed: Depending on the chosen motor configuration, a SILENT yacht offers a cruising-speed of 6-8 knots and a top speed of up to 20 knots.
Weight: Each kilogram less means less energy required to move the boat. A Silent-Yacht has only half the weight compared to a conventionally constructed and powered yacht. Thus she is two times more efficient – and much faster. This enourmous weight reduction is due to weight-optimising design, expensive materials (Carbon, Aramid, Epoxy-resin) and elaborate construction techniques.
SILENT60TechnicalSpecifications3Copyright by SilentYachts 20191General InformationThe following technical specifications ("Specifications") describe in detail thetechnical elements of the construction of the Solar Yacht SILENT 55.All components are marine grade and have a CE certificate. SILENT 55 hasbeen designed and is built in accordance with the ISO rules and in compliancewith the safety standards according to the 94/25/CE directive.
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