Silent  Explorer - Details & Specifications

Features :-
Hull
*    A traditional Canadian canoe by Selway-Fisher design, hand crafted
     in the UK by Chippendale Craft Ltd from 6mm cedar strip plank
*    Glass cloth & resin sheathed inside & out for strength
*    Deep keel provides motor protection & directional stability
*    Beech framed seats with button-quilted upholstery
*    Buoyancy tanks fore & aft

Propulsion
*    Minn Kota "Riptide" 24 volt electric propulsion unit
*    Powerful 34 kg (74lb) thrust for impressive performance
*    Gear-free direct drive transmission for efficiency & reliability
*    Durable 280mm weed less wedge propeller for trouble-free cruising
*    Tiller control beside skipper provides steering & ultra efficient
     “pulsed power” variable forward and reverse motor control
*    Qualifies for discounted "electric" navigation license from most authorities

Power Source
*    Main :-    two 12 volt 70 amp-hour deep-cycle lead-acid traction batteries
*    Reserve:- two 12 volt 70 amp-hour deep-cycle lead-acid traction batteries
*    Independent battery isolating switches & socket for charger
*    Dual function digital panel meter displays motor current consumption &
     battery voltage
*    Up to 10 hours cruising per charge

Battery Charger
*    8 Amp electronic switch-mode charger
*    Automatic two-stage bulk / float charge
*    Housed in a strong portable case
*    Short circuit & reverse polarity protected
*    Supply :- 115 / 240 Volts 50-60 Hz.

Dimensions

*    Length   :-      5750 mm  (19')
*    Beam    :-      1000 mm  (39")
*    Draught  :-       370 mm   (15")
*    Weight     :-    250 kg (with batteries)
*    Freeboard   :-  260 mm (laden to 300 kg)
*    Seating capacity :-  Four adults

Price: 6995.00 inc VAT
(our 2004 demonstrator will be
available soon at 5995)

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Optional Extras
*    Canvas cover - 225.00
inc VAT
*    Navigation light - 45.00
inc VAT
*    Ensign & staff - 48.50
inc VAT

Road Trailer - price 1250.00
inc VAT
*    Hot-dip galvanized steel chassis
*    Integral boat rollers & timber planked
      floor for easy slip-launching
*    Jockey wheel for easy hand manoeuvring
*    Detachable road lighting board
*    10" wheels with radial ply tyres
*    lighting board & webbing tie down straps

Silent Explorer

Hand-crafted in the United Kingdom

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