Bill Tomlinson
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"Hi Bill, Welcome to Electric Seas! I just sent you a more detailed message to your inbox here, which should be sent to your regular email as well, not sure if you noticed.   Thanks, by the way for the info about the Electra-Gal blog.…"
May 23, 2011
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Ericson 27 Goes Electric: "The Adventures of Electra Gal."

 A new blog has been added to the Electric Fleet- Electra Gal is a 1974 Ericson 27, which has been repowered with an Electric Yacht electric propulsion system. Follow the adventures of Barrett and Betty and learn about one boat's experience going electric: www.electricsailing.blogspot.comSee More
May 21, 2011
Bill Tomlinson is now a member of Electric Seas
May 21, 2011

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Electric Yacht is the nation's leading producer of Clean, Green and Quiet electric propulsion systems for sailboats and "snailboats."
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I am the Director of Marketing for Electric Yacht.

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Ericson 27 Goes Electric: "The Adventures of Electra Gal."

 A new blog has been added to the Electric Fleet- Electra Gal is a 1974 Ericson 27, which has been repowered with an Electric Yacht electric propulsion system. Follow the adventures of Barrett and Betty and learn about one boat's experience going electric:…

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At 1:17am on May 23, 2011, David Jones said…

Welcome to Electric Seas!

At 12:38am on May 23, 2011, Greg Martin said…
Hi Bill, Welcome to Electric Seas! I just sent you a more detailed message to your inbox here, which should be sent to your regular email as well, not sure if you noticed.

 

Thanks, by the way for the info about the Electra-Gal blog. I'll add them to our "Electric Fleet" collection of blogs that we're following. If you know them, please lets get them to join us here on Electric Seas!

 

I hope you don't mind, but I'll also edit your mainpage blog post about Electra-Gal so it's more like the other posts in format.

 

I also just wanted to let you know that we have forum topic under general discussions that we're using as an archive for previous messages to all members, concerning info about this site. Here's the topic:

 

http://www.electricseas.org/forum/topics/archive-of-messages-to-all

 

This site is evolving, so please feel free to help us shape it into whatever you want it to be as the most effective platform for promoting electric boating.

 

Keep it charged!

-Greg

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ASMO Controller--Data Logging?

I have an ASMO Thoosa 9000 system in my Ericson 30+  Does someone have a guide to pulling data out of the system?  I have heard that the controller keeps some event data.  I notice when I open the controller black box, that the big green brick inside has an RS 232 port. Is that just for programming, or can one also pull data out of it?  I've like to be able to keep a log of what's happening with the motor and battery system.  Thanks. --Ernie GalvanZenergy, Ericson 30+See More
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question on changing belts

How difficult is it to change the belts on a The QuietTorque™ 20.0 from Electric Yacht?  any videos available?jeffSee More
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AC or DC motors which is most efficent

I'm building a Kahuna Nui pilothouse cutter and want to install electric rather than a diesel engine. The plans call for a 38 hp beta marine. So I'm researching options.question:1. AC or DC motors which is most efficient?2.Belt drive or direct gear driven?3. AC or DC motors which has better re-generation?JeffSee More
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From The Beginning

Hi, I am a new member.  I sail a 1980 Ericson 25+.  LOA 25.5; displacement 5000 lb., fractional rig, sloop.  Until a couple of years ago, my aux. power was small, stock Volvo/Penta, with a saildrive.  When my motor seized, I got an outboard 9.9 and hung it off the back, which is not pretty, and interferes with swim ladder; must be removed when on mooring for a variety of reasons; and prop exposed in Buzzards Bay seas sometimes.  I sail out of New Bedford.  I am planning on taking the…See More
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Why 48 volt motors?

I've noticed the majority of vendors base their EP motors on 48 volts, how come?I saw a Greenstar Marine product at the Portland boat show & the size 10 motor was 24 volts, their larger motor was 48. I think Mastervolt also has a 24 v motor in the smaller size also.That got me to thinking why 48 volts? Is it because golf cart motors are 48 & that became the starting point for recreational EP?  If you could find/get a motor that ran on 24 volts, it would be far easier to have a larger…See More
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Tesla Battery

Tesla has announced a 7kw battery system for home use.  Could this not be a game changer for electric boating in general.   See More
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New to electric seas and electric boating

Hi group,This is our first post, so a brief introduction:We just bought a 43 foot catamaran with twin solomon drives. 5kw each.We are used to old honest yanmar diesels, so this electric propulsion is quite new for us.Also we have not a fully understanding of the system so we will run into technical questions.Hopefully this group can help us out a little. We will share of course on how we fare with this new direction.cheers, PepSee More
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