Independence Cruiser IC39 Passagemaker New German boat builder Independence Cruiser presented their IC39 Passagemaker. The boat appeared to have been launched towards the end of 2017 but a Press Release was given at the start of this year. The vessel is 12-meters LOA (11.95-meters) and around 3.60-meters wide and made in GRP materials. It isn't a large boat by an standard but it should be comfortable for two to four persons. Why the company chose to name themselves and the model Independence? Independence relates to the large fuel and water tanks, the solar panels, the battery capacity as well as to the modern and fuel efficient engine. These facets help to make autonomy more of a standard notion rather than a luxury.