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Electric Boat Sea Bubbles: Hydrofoil In Paris

by: Hans van der Broek
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Like many of you, I like to travel. But in the last few years, I’m more conscious about how I travel and where I go. Of course, ‘I travel’ daily to my work. I’m living in a country with many canals and lakes. I even could go from where I live to my work by boat but…. there are no possibilities to do so yet! These newly developed ‘Sea Bubbles’ would be excellent to bring me to my office.

Electric Boat Sea Bubbles: Hydrofoil In Paris

I calculated that it would take the same time as I now need to go on my bicycle. These hydrofoil taxis that are said to be tested on the Seine river and aim at making the Seine river a common means of transport so that you can cross the city of lights in less than 15 minutes!

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According to Quotenet, it is a sailing service that you can call per app, and that takes you to your destination via channels, lakes, and rivers. The significant advantage, according to the French startup, is that you do not come across traffic lights, cyclists, and pedestrians and that you glide across the water with a hydrofoil to your destination.



                                                      SeaBubbles testing the Fly By Wire control system


Kite Technique

Sea bubbles was founded two years ago by Alain Thebault and Anders Bringdal, a racing sailor and a windsurfer. Meanwhile, some € 15 million has been invested in a network of autonomous, shipless river taxis. Reservations are made with an uber-like app, after which you get on at one of the many berths.

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Hydrofoil

The boats are equipped with a hydrofoil: a system where the ship comes out of the water and is popular among kiters and sailors. It ensures that the engine consumes less energy and that you hardly suffer from waves. The first tests on Lake Geneva have been successful. The founders expect to start in Paris in a few years and be active in several world cities by 2024.

Sea Bubbles Will Navigate The Seine In 2018

Bertrand Lambert, Sea Bubbles inventor, announces to navigate the Seine in May-June this year. The famous flying taxis have already been successfully tested last June. For the record, initially planned for late September 2017, Sea Bubbles testing has been postponed because of technical and regulatory constraints. On the one hand, to improve the system enabling to make the driving available to everyone and on the other hand, for speed issues. These machines can “fly” at a maximum speed of 32mph and cannot reduce it. Yet, the Seine limited speed is set at 7.5mph in the city center and 11.2mph outside. According to Voies Navigables de France (Navigable Waterways of France), a steadfast rate promises a lot of discussions.
Finally, after months of negotiations, Alain Thébault, helped by Paris Authorities and the Ministry of Transport, is authorized to navigate or 'fly' at a speed of 15.53 mph. The region prefect, Michel Cadot have just given the green light.

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The Seine: Let's Fly It Over With A Sea Bubble!

Called 'Sea Bubbles', these flying boats seem to come straight from sci-fi movies. Able to accommodate up to 4 passengers and one pilot, this new means of circulating is electric and rather simple to use. In concrete terms, how does it work? Under each machine, there are wings propelled by two electric motors. When they started up, they take off and lift, but they still touch the water. Notwithstanding, the rubbing is reduced by 40% in comparison with a boat hull. These “flying” boats will be tested very soon, and Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo says, “This is far from being anecdotal. Sea Bubble will be a means of transport that potentially embodies the future taxi service on the Seine River, I think”.

Sea Bubbles water

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If everything goes as planned, five to ten Sea Bubbles should be in use and available as experimental fluvial taxis so that they can cross Paris in less than 15 minutes. If Paris is the first city to try these Sea Bubbles, other great cities crossed by rivers are interested, like Geneva, for example.

So, what do you think of these Sea Bubbles?

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Founder and CEO of WhatsOrb, world traveller, entrepreneur and environmental activist. Hans has countless ideas and has set up several businesses in the Netherlands and abroad. He also has an opinion on everything and unlimited thoughts about how to create a better world. He likes hiking and has climbed numerous five-thousanders (mountain summits of at least 5000m or 16,404 feet in elevation)

 

Hans van der Broek, founder

Founder and CEO of WhatsOrb, world traveller, entrepreneur and environmental activist. Hans has countless ideas and has set up several businesses in the Netherlands and abroad. He also has an opinion on everything and unlimited thoughts about how to create a better world. He likes hiking and has climbed numerous five-thousanders (mountain summits of at least 5000m or 16,404 feet in elevation)

 

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