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GO SAIL CARGO

ELECTRIC CLIPPER 180

— Electric Clipper 180 – 24 and 180 – 36

— A zero carbon cargo schooner for the 21st century in two versions with a cargo capacity of up to 850 tonnes or 36 TEUs. Provisional specifications.

— Room for 12 guests in beautifully appointed cabin suites.

— Full width sheet tracks and gaff vangs set the sails just so, and downwind the studding sails sheeted out to windward help to power her up to 17 knots if you’re game.

— There’s a new ship’s boat – flexible, fast and fit for purpose – a whaler for the 21st century.

— There’s solar wherever it’s feasible and canted dagger boards in Vesconite sleeves damp the roll and sharpen upwind performance.

— Pitch damping and anti-friction devices, stabilizers and a NACA shaped dovetail sectioned keel are also planned.

— With a crew of up to 12 she is a smart, versatile ship for feeder, short sea or ocean routes.

— Development continues but the foundations are sound and we are encouraged to progress to digitalisation and optimisation.


THE SLIDES



SPECIFICATIONS

HULL
Steel
WHEELHOUSE
Aluminium
MASTS
Aluminium
YARDS
Aluminium
LOA
68 metres   224’
LOD
57 metres   187’
BEAM C-180-24
8.6 metres   28’
BEAM C-180-36
9.6 metres   31’6"
LWL
51.5 metres   168’
BALLAST
40 tonnes fixed plus water ballast in 4 tanks
DRAUGHT LOADED
4.4 metres   14’6"
RIG
3 masted gaff schooner
SAIL AREA
1102 downwind: 1273 square metres
CREW
8 to 12
PASSENGERS
12
CARGO C180-24
24 TEUs plus pallets or breakbulk to 600 tonnes
CARGO C180-36
36 TEUs
BOATS
1 Shimmy 14, 1 Stornaway 22 whaler, 1 RIB electric inboard and outboards
ENGINES
Twin 150 kW electric
GENERATOR
Twin 40 kW diesel
BATTERIES
Lithium ion or graphene supercapacitors with four separate charging sources
SOLAR ARRAY
62 kW maximum
TOP SPEED UNDER SAIL
17 knots
DESIGNER
Derek Ellard


"When the wind of change blows, some build walls, others build windmills."

— Chinese proverb

"We build sailing ships."

— Go Sail Cargo


CONTACT

Contact Derek Ellard derek@scruffie.com


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