GoSun Elcat: Glide & Green with the Solar Catamaran

Solar-Powered, Portable, Efficient, Spacious, Durable

In a world where everything seems to be getting louder, more complicated, and hurried, there's a certain elegance to floating silently over the water, powered purely by the sun. The GoSun Elcat isn't just any boat – it's a whisper of innovation that captures the spirit of both the past and the future.

The Elcat isn't about ostentatious displays of wealth or speed, but rather, it's about appreciating the journey. At 15 feet long, 8 feet wide, and a tad over 6 feet tall when inflated, this solar electric catamaran doesn’t just offer space, but it does so with style. With seating options galore, including an upper deck that can comfortably host a party of six adults, the Elcat is the epitome of inclusive luxury.

And while she might not break any speed records, reaching a top speed of 6 knots, the real marvel of the Elcat is its efficiency. Its 1.3 kW electric motor, powered by a 1.3kWH battery, promises long, languid journeys on the water. And should you be concerned about running out of juice mid-journey, fret not. The boat comes with 200 watts of solar power capability, allowing you to extend your time on the water and travel even further. You see, with the Elcat, the journey doesn’t end when the sun goes down – it merely transforms.

Perhaps one of its most striking features is its portability. Weighing in at a mere 264 lbs, and boasting the ability to deflate for compact storage, the Elcat is perfect for those with a sense of wanderlust. Whether you have a van, truck, or SUV, you can easily stow away this boat for spontaneous water adventures.

For the fishing enthusiasts out there, the silent electric motor of the Elcat provides a unique advantage. Without the noise of a traditional boat engine, one can approach fishing spots stealthily, increasing chances of a good catch. Add to that the boat's spacious design which can accommodate all your gear, and you’ve got a fishing trip you won’t soon forget.

Beyond just its core features, the Elcat is also designed to endure. Made from rugged, double-walled, structurally laminated PVC, it evokes the durability of a whitewater raft or a Navy tender boat. Each of its six air chambers weighs less than 80 pounds and zips together to form a vessel that's as sturdy as it is stylish.

To top it all off, the Elcat also comes with a suite of solar appliances to elevate your boating experience. From a hybrid solar oven and adjustable fan to a water filter & sink, it’s clear that GoSun has gone the extra mile to ensure that you can luxuriate in modern conveniences even while you're drifting amidst nature.

In sum, the GoSun Elcat is not just a boat; it’s an experience, a statement of conscious luxury that embraces the future while paying homage to the simple pleasures of the past. Whether you're a seasoned sailor or just someone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, the Elcat beckons with the promise of sun-kissed days on the water.


  1. Eco-friendly: Powered by solar energy, it's a sustainable and environmentally friendly option for water travel.
  2. Silent Operation: The electric motor ensures quiet movement, which can enhance the boating experience and be beneficial for fishing.
  3. Space & Comfort: Able to accommodate up to six adults, offering ample space for a group outing.
  4. Portability: Lightweight and inflatable, it can be deflated for easy storage and transportation.
  5. Durability: Made from double-walled, structurally laminated PVC, it's designed to withstand the challenges of aquatic environments.
  6. Efficiency: Equipped with a 1.3kW electric motor and 1.3kWH battery, it can operate for extended periods, especially with solar recharging.
  7. Solar Appliances Included: Comes with various solar-powered appliances enhancing the boating experience.
  8. Affordability: When compared to other electric boats of its size and capability, it offers a more budget-friendly option.


  1. Speed Limitations: With a top speed of 6 knots, it might not be suitable for those looking for faster boating options.
  2. Dependency on Weather: Reliance on solar power can be problematic in consistently cloudy or inclement weather.
  3. Limited Battery: While efficient, the 1.3kWH battery may not be sufficient for extremely long trips without solar charging.
  4. Inflatable Nature: Though durable, inflatable boats can be more susceptible to punctures and wear than solid-hull boats.
  5. Storage: Even though it's portable, storing a deflated 15-foot boat still requires a decent amount of space.

While the GoSun Elcat offers a range of benefits, particularly for environmentally conscious individuals, prospective buyers should weigh these advantages against potential limitations to ensure it aligns with their boating needs.

From $7,950

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