Arsouin 40 has the particularity of having been designed and thought out from the outset, in its smallest detail as well as in its general architecture, for the electrics.
This design by which all the options of traditional boats have been put back on the drawing board, has made it possible to enhance the advantages of onboard electric energy and provide effective solutions to its constraints.
To think that building an electric boat would only consist of only placing batteries and an electric motor on board in it is an illusion
The batteries dedicated to propulsion and comfort on board have a capacity of 75 Kwh. Placed in a sealed and ventilated housing, their safety is ensured by a BMS (Battery Management system) which monitors the batteries as close as possible to its cells.
Sufficient electricity production
Arsouin 40 has 3 soft energy generators :
- The wind turbine, proven equipment in any travel sailboat, can generate up to 350 W at 25 knots of apparent wind ;
- The Pod in hydro-generator operation generates up to 500 w at 6 knots ;
- The 5.5 m2 solar panel fixed on the roof generates 800 Wc.
This innovative panel, whose technology is now mature, is made-to-measure by Solar-Cloth, an innovative SME that has won many awards and is renowned in solar applications for sailing.
The steerable electric POD placed under the hull offers added stability and better manoeuvrability without the need for a bow thruster.
When sailing, the helmsman needs to have a global vision, complete but limited to only useful data from the electrical system, to decide in each situation.
For its safety, Arsouin 40 is equipped with a 20Kw Fisher Panda electrical generator. This power can cover the entire capacity of the motor, or fully recharge the batteries in 3 hours (DoD 80%) and 1 hour 52 minutes (DoD 50%).
Arsouin 40 is a connected boat to provide owners swith online services dedicated to the use of electricity, such as state-of-charge monitooring, boat availiability, and specific services that will enventually be offered by marinas.
Arsouin Marine can effectivelly monitors the proper use of batteries for their efficientfunctionning, durability and good health.