Noiseless, highly efficient hydro-generator from Watt & Sea now available in Australasia.
We bring the latest development in European designed power generation to sailors down-under. Watt & Sea offer high peak power output without the noise, fumes, and unreliability of traditional power plants. The range of cruising and racing options offer a yacht complete energy autonomy with as little as 5 knots of boat speed.
Watt and Sea RacingThe principle is simple, with the momentum of a yacht under sail turning an immersed propeller from a retractable stern leg on the transom. The refined Watt & Sea design is light, reliable and works in with the “green philosophy” of the modern coastal and offshore sailor. A rudder-like bracket and hydrodynamic leg means amps are generated with as little as 3 knots boat speed. The environmentally friendly solution has already been nominated for the METS Design Award and won the 2010 Bateau Bleu award from the French Marine Federation.
The CRUISING hydro generator is a simplified variation of the RACING version, adapted to the use of cruising and racing sailboats.
Even lighter, more managable, more hydrodynamic and corrosion resistant... Result of our experience, the new generation of Cruising hydrogenerators and its new features meet the requirements of users, boatbuilders and installers:
Available in 2 outputs, 300 or 600 watts and 2 lengths, 610 or 970 mm, to meet the requirements of any sailor
"Brushless" technology and same material on any model
Converter 12-24 Vcc auto-detected with an advanced electronic architecture
New bracket with its cam positioned closer to the hydrognerator to hold it firmly immersed or lifted. Unlocking is possible with one hand
2kg lighter, lifting and removal are even easier
Redesigned with optimised hydrodynamic, the generator is in composite with enhanced corrosion resistance
With a pleasant design, the 300 and 600W Cruising Hydrogenerators are light, compact and easy to install on your boat.
Built in robust materials, they do not require any maintenance.
Effective on a range of speeds from 2 to 10 knots, its simple assembly is carried out on the transom thanks to a lifting system, like rudder, with an integrated cam-cleat.
Effectiveness exceeding that of wind generators and solar panels
Excellent output allowing sailing with surplus energy, and fully charged batteries when you reach your mooring
Negligible drag thanks to perfect hydrodynamics
Efficient operation from 3 to 20 knots
Power: 120W at 5 knots further to the model and size of the propeller (10A - 12V; 5A - 24V)
Start-up speed: 2 knots
Aluminium leg: 610 or 970 mm
Cruising 300: nominal output 300 Watts (24A in 12Vcc)
Cruising 600: nominal output 600 Watts (48A in 12Vcc)
Delivered with the last generation of converter 12-24Vcc automatically detected, one 240mm propeller (200 mm and 280 mm in option), new bracket with its cam-cleat and one fitting kit
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 22 May, 2013.