This is the challenge won by the Dubourdieu shipyard following the call for projects launched by COBAS.
Emmanuel Martin, site manager, his partners, engineers and architects have developed an 18-meter pinnace, a reinterpretation of a traditional pinnace, the GREENBOAT®, with hybrid propulsion (thermal and electric), with a shallow draught. 'water.
he GREENBOAT® will transport about fifty passengers and twenty bicycles to the Bassin d'Arcachon. This pinnace should be operational in 2013.
In the spring of 2012, the GREENBOAT® Step 0 was launched. This is a 15-meter pinnace made of maritime pine from the Landes and intended for private use. It is the first stage of the GREENBOAT® project since, in the long term, Emmanuel Martin wishes to make it evolve towards zero-emission propulsion, in order to have a minimized environmental impact, thanks to his partner Symbiocell, a company specializing in propulsion with electricity. 'hydrogen.