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Ego Semi-Sub a highlight of Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

'Above or below water, the Ego offers environmentally-friendly propulsion.'    . ©    Click Here to view large photo
Visitors to Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show this year will behold a world-first - the Ego, 'compact semi-submarine' from Korean company, Raonhaje, is heralded as the most environmentally-friendly and commercially viable concept of its kind.

The Ego comes in two models, luxury (personal use) and standard (resort and environmental monitoring) and functions as both a motor boat and as a two-seater sub.

Instead of using a rudder and outboard motor, both models are run by electric podded propulsion with a battery-powered BLDC (Brushless DC electric motor).

The completely battery-powered sub uses a Trojan T-890 battery pack, a golf-cart battery, that allows the boat to run for up to eight hours at moderate cruising or about four hours at top speed between charges, according to company specs. It needs six to nine hours to fully recharge the battery pack.

It also has an LCD screen fed by an onboard camera for viewing your above-board surroundings when you are down below.

It’s available in sufficient colours to please everybody – take your pick from a palette that includes Persian Pink, French Rose, Lime Green, Chrome Yellow and Pure Red. The Ego is marketed as a leisure toy or a vessel that can be fully outfitted with equipment for research purposes.

Motor boat and sub - the Ego is a battery powered wonder. -  .. ©  


Best of all, the electric sub-boat creates no pollution to the environment and is comparatively cheap to run.
Other accessories on the boat include an LED battery gauge, a digital depth sounder, and a front/back switch to cruise in both directions.

Appearing at the 24th Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, the Korean developers are looking for local distributors for their innovative and versatile semi-sub.

More at www.raonhaje.com




by Jeni Bone

  

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