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
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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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