We will hold the second test ride event for the gourd island excursion “electric boat” in collaboration with Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.!
As an “SDGs future city,” Tokushima City is developing various initiatives to solve social issues. As part of this, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Iwata City, Shizuoka Prefecture) and the NPO Shinmachigawa Preservation Association will hold the second test-ride event for the gourd island excursion “electric boat”.
This time, we will operate a ship of the same shape as a conventional excursion ship (owned by Yamaha Motor, with a capacity of 10 people including the crew) equipped with two next-generation ship maneuvering systems “HARMO” and verify new “things” (how to use). To do. ■ About “HARMO”
HARMO is a “next-generation ship handling system platform” consisting of a propulsion unit powered by an electric motor, a remote control box that controls movement, and a joystick that enables intuitive operation.
It was developed with the aim of providing a smart package boat that allows passengers to spend a more comfortable time with the quietness of an electric boat.
Photo: Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
1 Ship display event (onboard concert)
When: February 26, 2020 (Sunday) 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 30 minutes (canceled in case of rain)
Tokoro Shinmachi River/Awa Paper Waterfront Park (Shinmachi River Waterfront Park) and Kushima Marche Venue
Contents Jazz from the ship as an example of how to use the quietness of the electric motor
etc. will be performed. An exhibition for the press will be held between the first and second performances.
display and take a test drive. Please come to Ryogokubashi Kitazume Boathouse. 2. Test ride event for citizens
Period Weekdays from February 27 (Monday) to March 10 (Friday) and March 4 (Saturday)
Both days depart at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
Boarding location Until March 4th, it is Ryogokubashi Kitazume. From March 5th to 10th, the area facing the Suketo River in Tokushima Central Park (*)
*The boarding location from the 5th will be announced on the city website at a later date.
Boarding method Free, no advance application required (first-come, first-served basis)
Notes The period, time and section may be canceled or changed due to the weather or the hull.
https://www.city.tokushima.tokushima.jp/shisei/machi_keikaku/sdgs/demonstration.html 3 Planning Cooperation General Incorporated Association East Tokushima Tourism Promotion Organization
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