Watch: This Sporty Hybrid Catamaran Uses AI for Greener Cruising on the High Seas

Rossinavi just launched what it says is its “most innovative project” to date.

The zero-emission catamaran, which was first teased in 2021, combines a cutting-edge hybrid propulsion system with next-gen artificial intelligence to ensure more sustainable cruising on the high seas.

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Christened Seawolf X, the new multihull features exterior architecture by Italy’s Fulvio De Simoni Yacht Design and interiors by New York’s Meyer Davis Studio. Made entirely of lightweight aluminum, the 140-footer showcases the sleek, sculptural lines and low, streamlined profile of a sports car but runs more like an EV.

Rossinavi Seawolf X Catamaran
The Seawolf X hitting the seas in Italy.

“We set out to envision the boat of the future, unbound by convention yet grounded in feasibility with cutting-edge technology for minimal environmental impact,” designer Fulvio De Simoni said in a statement.

Seawolf X is part of the Italian yard’s newly launched Blue series. Inspired by the way in which phytoplankton harnesses sunlight for energy, the hybrid-electric Blue cruisers use solar panels to capture clean energy and then stores it in advanced batteries to power the engines and hotel load.

Rossinavi Seawolf X Catamaran
A bird’s-eye view.

Rossinavi says Seawolf X can cruise in full electric mode 100 percent of the time on one-day trips, 90 percent on multi-day jaunts, and 80 percent on transatlantic crossings. In addition, “Hibernation” mode reduces power consumption while the vessel is at anchor and any excess energy generated can be given to a quay or private property. In fact, Seawolf X supplies enough energy to charge up an entire villa, Rossinavi claims. The cat is also equipped with two diesel generators that can quickly recharge batteries. Alternatively, the batteries can be fully recharged with shore power in only five hours.

Rossinavi Seawolf X Catamaran
The two hulls.

To top it off, Seawolf X is powered by an artificial intelligence system. Described as “a brain that can learn from observation and predict the needs of guests on board,” Rossinavi AI keeps the environmental impact of the yacht as low as possible by helping the crew to implement more eco-friendly operational changes and monitoring the battery pack to keep it in an ideal range of 20 to 80 percent.

More traditional features include a convivial cockpit centered around a pool, an expansive sundeck, and a plush bow area with a hidden pool and a convertible home theater.

Rossinavi Seawolf X Catamaran
The sleek all-aluminum exterior.

“This yacht showcases remarkable technological innovations in both power management and propulsion technologies, marking the beginning of a new chapter in next-generation vessels,” adds Rossinavi COO Federico Rossi.

Most innovative project, indeed.

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