The other big difference between "Cheetah" and the other boats built to the DH550 design is in the powering. "Cheetah" has a pair of electric drives powered by large battery banks charged by solar panels backed up by a diesel generator. Each of the other boats has a pair of 50hp diesel motors.
|DH550 "Cheetah" on launch day.|
|DH550 "Friends Forever" under sail.|
|DH550 being built from an Exocetus kit in South Africa.|
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