Carbon fiber FastCat 445 Sport Cruiser Green Motion in production!
African Cats is pleased to announce that her next demonstration model will be a FastCat 445 built completely with epoxy resin infused CARBON fiber and the all new Divinycell Z 57 infusion foam. This performance oriented cruising catamaran will be spray painted to save on weight.
She will also be equipped with the Twaron impact protection system. The new Holmatro racing winches will be standard equipment. The target weight of this CARBON Sport Cruiser is 5800 kilos with carbon rig ready to sail.
This weight includes:
- the inventory
- the Green Motion retractable electric drive propulsion system
- with Lithium ion batteries
- the stand by 22 KW diesel generator,
- the electric induction stove and oven
- the carbon fiber bimini
- 1600 watt solar panels.
The Green Motion propulsion system can be used to regenerate the batteries and once full or if more sailing speed is required the Motogen’s* can be lifted from the water to decrease resistance. The standard Carbon sports cruiser with diesel propulsion has a weight of 5400 kilo or with carbon rig 5250 kilo.
* Fossil fuel free retractable motors/generators