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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?
What would be an estimated recharge time with 1000watts of solar? Days, weeks, months?
200AH * 48V is 9600 watts. Assuming a 100% efficient charging system you would need about 10 hours of noon-level directly sunlight. Here in the PNW that would be about 2 days.
1000W is a lot of panels. I don't know where I could put those on my 29' sailboat without ruining it.
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