The Austrian builder Silent Yachts has launched a new model: based on on the popular 60, Silent 62 Tri-Deck adds an extra level of space. One unit has been sold to a client in Europe & two units in the USA.
It’s another step on the path of green mobility, both for the sector in general and for the shipyard: Silent Yachts has released a 62-ft, three deck solar electric catamaran with plenty of space and technology, named Silent 62 Tri-Deck.
Three decks and three choices for Silent 62
Compared to the 60 it comes from, Silent 62 Tri-Deck has an extra deck instead of a flybridge. This allows to add 50 square meters of space for guests. And, three different layout options are available for the third deck: open sky lounge, closed sky lounge or an owner’s suite.
The open sky lounge version offers an open fly deck with bar and galley, a dining table and bench for 10-12 persons, several sofas and lounge areas, plus a piloting station.
As the name says, the closed sky lounge provides a closed fly deck (18 sqm) equipped with a bar, a second galley and a dining table offering a 360° panoramic view. Aft of the sky-lounge there is a 32 sqm terrace with sofas and lounge areas.
Finally, the owner’s suite version sports a 18 sqm owner’s suite with an en-suite, and a private terrace aft of it.
The Silent 62 Tri-Deck hull is optimized with CFD study, and boasts a longer waterline and reverse bow. An optional hydraulic stern platform can accommodate a tender of up to 4.2 m, but additional water toys, SUPs, kayaks and e-bikes can be stored on the bridge deck.
_As for the layout, there’s several possible configurations ranging from three to six staterooms (double or twin) on the lower and a maximum of six bathrooms, all with separate shower.
There is a huge saloon on the main deck and large outside areas to aft and bow: the salon offers 50 sqm of space while the main deck outside is just shy of 70. On its side, the living area on the lower deck occupies up to 62 sqm.
Silent 62 Tri-Deck promises ocean-range capabilities: she can cruise efficiently for up to 100 miles a day for weeks, while at the same time, the arrangement of the components enables the yacht to power all on board systems without the need to run a generator. The generator is only used to recharge the batteries in the rare case when it is required to sustain higher speeds during longer periods of time or when the weather conditions are unfavorable for several days.
Of course the powertrain is the key asset of Silent 62. It is shared with the Silent 60’s one, and consists of 42 solar panels achieving up to 17 kWp. The self-sufficient yacht uses electric propulsion for unlimited range with no noise or fumes and minimal vibration. Because of that, the operational costs of the vessels can be substantially lower compared to power yachts using traditional propulsion systems. In addition, the yacht’s draft is just under 1 meter, which allows her to reach shallower bays which might be crucial for areas like the Caribbean and South East Asia.
The numbers of Silent 62 Tri-Deck
19,0 m (62 ft)
8,99 m (29ft 5in)
0,93 m (3 ft)
Fresh water reserve
2 x 500 l
2 x 1000 l
2 x 950 l
2.427 million euros