The final design of an electric boat designed for E1 racing was unveiled.
The organizers of the E1 racing series have unveiled the final look of the acclaimed Racebird electric speedboat.
It was designed by Seabird Technologies founder Sophie Horne in collaboration with the experienced team of architects at Victory Design studio.
The long bow, accompanied by angular hydrofoils and profile are part of the Racebird design, giving it an extremely futuristic look and modern image
With a long profile, the boat measures 7 meters / 22 feet, built in carbon fiber weighs 750 kg, which will facilitate performance to reach a maximum speed of up to 50 knots. An electric motor connected to a Mercury Racing unit
While the new E1 racing series is Seabird‘s current priority, it also plans to launch a larger leisure version, with a capacity of six passengers and a range of 50 nautical miles.
The E1 racing series will begin in 2022, with 10 races, in different locations around the world. Up to 12 teams will be accepted to compete in identical Racebirds, on narrow courses close to the coast, in London, Monaco, Naples and Barcelona
Sophie Horn is one of the principal designers at Racebird.
The competition is being driven by Alejandro Agag, founder of the Formula E electric racing car series, in association with Rodi Basso, an electrical engineer with a passion for the sea and innovation.