November 2010 Blog Posts (3)

S/V Intrepid Voyage Log: Okinawa, Japan

Sailing an electric powered boat around the world

shisa By Greg Martin The voyage of Project Intrepid Seas begins on the beautiful subtropical Pacific island of Okinawa. Situated at 26 deg. 3o' N, 127 deg. 45' E, Okinawa is the southern-most prefecture of Japan. Okinawa, the main island in the Ryukyu Archipelago…

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Added by Greg Martin on November 20, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Conversion of NB Worcester to Electric Drive

Worcester NB Blog Edwin Osborn has an interesting blog about his experiences converting his Colecraft 38' ex-hire boat to run on electric. An interesting experience with lots of technical details- check it out…

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Added by David Jones on November 4, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Day 30: Planet Solar Continues Round the Globe Challenge | Electric Seas

planetsolar_departs_monaco By Greg Martin On September 27, 2010, Turanor Planet Solar, a solar powered catamaran built in Germany, set off from Monaco on a planned 160 day voyage around the world. The vessel, 31 meters in length and covered with 537 square meters of solar panels is powered entirely by photovoltaic energy. The vessel's solar panels can create…

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Added by Greg Martin on November 1, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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