Hi Scott, it's good to see the people running Electric Yacht joining and supporting Electric Seas. Let's work together to do all we can to get every boat in the world to go electric!
Anyway, I 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:
Hi everyone,I have an electric yacht motor, driven by 8 Trojan T105 batteries, wired in series to produce 48Vdc. I have owned the system and the batteries for 7 years. I have noticed this year that I am getting really significant voltage drops while underway.I can see the motor controller display going from 48 down to 24 Vdc, all within an hour, under what I consider to be normal cruising conditions and amp draw.I guess there may be two problems.1) A resistance problem- maybe thermally induced…See More
Hello,I just joined the group and am looking forward to learning about electric conversions.My wife, Myra, and I have sailed for the past 30 years and currently own a Morgan OI 28. Spirit still has the original Volvo MD-7A, but the next time the engine requires more than oil, diesel or filters, the electric conversion will begin. For now I will keep quiet and read all the info on the forums. Glad to be here,CarlSee More
Hello,I'm Doug and I just discovered this forum and its wealth of info. I've been active in the EV car world for 4 years now, and have continually watched the marine industry make its inroads with electric propulsion over the past several years. I think I'm ready to make the commitment to electric for my Nonsuch 30 "Such is Life" currently moored in Anacortes, Wa... but soon to relocate in Everett Wa.Having her closer to home will allow this type of major retrofit to happen. The goal is to…See More
Hello everyone...After 2 years working on my S2 9.2C she is all set up and good to go and unfortunately at the same time it is the time for me to leave the US again and head back home to Europe. On the plus side for you:Manaia is for saleFor sale is a 30ft Center Cockpit sailboat in great condition with lots of special features and changes. The most recent ones are:- Electric main propulsion (10kW)- Big battery bank (225 AmpH @ 48V)- Dodger- All electric wiring redone- Windvane steering- Solar…See More