Watercraft comprising a redundant energy accumulator

  • US 9,694,888 B2
  • Filed: 12/23/2013
  • Issued: 07/04/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/18/2013
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A watercraft comprising:

  • a hull having a bow, a rear end, and a longitudinal axis extending between the bow and the rear end;

    a flow duct arranged in the hull and formed by a hollow body extending between an intake opening and a jet outlet;

    a propeller arranged within the flow duct;

    a motor installed in the hull, the motor including an output shaft connected to the propeller;

    a flooding chamber, separate from the flow duct, having a plurality of water passage openings in the hull; and

    two energy stores installed in the flooding chamber and connected to the motor, the two energy stores disposed on both sides of the longitudinal axis, wherein the flooding chamber is configured to be flooded with water through the plurality of water passage openings to enable cooling of the two energy stores.

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