The Serval combines the best of the Lutra and Felis series to provide a versatile monitoring solution for small to medium sized water bodies. The Serval's twin hulls and large central platform for attaching sensors deliver the stability and higher payload benefits of the Felis series, while above water propulsion and high portability retains the Lutra's best features. 


  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 101 cm x 87cm x 44 cm
  • Weight: 35 Kg
  • Max Speed: 15 km/h
  • Max Payload: 70kg
  • Runtime: Up to 4 hours
  • Battery: NiMH, LiPo, SLA
  • Features: Autonomous mapping, above water propulsion,  3G/IMT-2000 and WiFi connectivity

The Serval can use either wireless, 3G or EDGE to communicate. Platypus offers a base-station package that includes a compatible wireless router and antenna (with range up to 1.5 miles).