Member - Elios Cruiser

As passionate lovers of the oceans, we want to provide the first environmentally sustainable boat trips in the Maldives.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2017
Company Size 4
Member Type
Founders Eric Kuenzi, Vincent Jeannerat
Headquarters 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Social network
Elios Cruiser


Since the year 2000, we organise surf trips in the Maldives. Currently we operate a liveaboard boat from April to July every year, offering surf trips under the name surfboat ( We want to change the way we do business and want to acquire the first solar liveaboard boat in the tourism industry, in order to provide adventure, surfing and diving trips in the Maldives. The goal is to create a demand in the Maldives that will ultimately change the Maldives as a country that creates all its energy from diesel power plants, to a country that uses renewable energies. We strongly believe that a bottom up approach is the right approach in the Maldives. The project is ready, except for part of the financing. We designed the boat with a manufacturer, based on proven technologies, and we have the right team and partners with extensive expertise.
Headquarters 4056 Basel, Switzerland

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