Artemis Technologies launches new all-electric foiling water taxi

A more environmentally conscious luxury water transportation option, the Artemis EF-12 Escape, with its composite/metallic foils, combines a sleek style with a high-performance flight control system.


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Artemis Technologies (Belfast, Ireland), a company developing high-performance maritime technology, launches its new electric foiling water taxi, the Artemis EF-12 Escape, featuring composite/metallic hybrid foils.

The Artemis EF-12 Escape is a high-end, zero-emission water taxi providing safe, efficient and on-demand mobility for environmentally conscious cities and exclusive resorts across the globe. The new luxury water taxi is equipped with advanced electric foiling technology, reducing energy consumption and emissions while providing a smooth and comfortable ride. Designed with luxury in mind, the vessel features high-end finishes and comfortable seating for up to 12 passengers.

This latest addition to the Artemis Technologies fleet has been designed for the luxury travel market, combining the sleek style of a traditional monohull with the high performance of the Artemis eFoiler autonomous flight control system, providing passengers with a comfortable ride. The 100% electric water taxi features a top speed of 30 knots and a foiling range of 52 nautical miles. The Artemis EF-12 Escape also has ultrafast charging capability, with a full charge taking less than 60 minutes, according to the company. 

It is available in multiple configurations to suit various operational profiles. The sliding door at the back of the cabin separates the guest area from the luggage racks, enabling passengers to keep cool and refreshed during baggage loading. Moreover, the 12-m water taxi is fully accessible with a wide wheelchair friendly aperture of 1,175 mm. Primarily designed for safe side loading, the Artemis EF-12 Escape can also accommodate aft loading as required.

“We believe that our new electric foiling water taxi will set a new standard for the water taxi industry,” David Tyler, commercial director of Artemis Technologies, says. “It combines the latest technology with luxurious design, providing a unique and unforgettable experience for our customers.”


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