HydroCat-180™

The HydroCat-180™ is our largest USV to date, and is capable of transiting from inshore to nearshore environments whilst carrying high-resolution payloads. The HydroCat-180™ has an 18-ft (5.5 m) catamaran-style design with individually articulated hulls, a self-stabilizing deck, and dual-actuated electric motors. The vessel also contains a retractable sonar mount, SVP winch, and is capable of conducting fully-autonomous hydrographic surveys in rougher waters. Similar to other models, the onboard AutoNav™ enables for autonomous data collection for more consistent survey results.

Applications: Inspection / survey of lakes, harbors, large rivers, 

rough nearshore environments, water quality research, tidal zones.

HydroCat-180™
HydroCat-180™

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HydroCat-180™
HydroCat-180™

Trailer Transportable / Road Legal

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Specifications

Top Speed: 6.9 kn

Hull Length: 5.5 m / 18 ft

Overall Width: 2.5 m / 8 ft

Hull Material: UV Resistant HDPE

Height: 3 m / 9 ft

Frame: Aluminum

Empty Hull Weight: 590 kg1300 lbs

Payload: 317.5 kg / 700 lbs

Power: 12-24 VDC

Communications: Wifi

Battery Endurance: 8 hours +

Motor: 2 x Electric Torqueedo™ 4 kW ~ 10 HP

Remote Control: RCU 2.4GHz 

Remote Range: Up to 2 km

GPS: Compatible with All Brands - Customer Specified

Available Sonar Modules: Single or dual-head ultra high resolution multibeam       sonar, ADCP, Side Scan, Sub-bottom Profiler, Magnometer

Available Auxiliary Equipment: Sound Velocimeter,

      Velocity Profiler or CTD, Wi-Fi Remote Desktop, 180° HD Video Camera,
      Remote Controlled Profiling Winch, LiDAR

HydroCat-180™

Data Sheet

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