Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Richmond ky
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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?
are you thinking dockside mounting? a 100 watt panel is 40 inches by 26 inches. so it would take 10 of those, there is no way they are going to fit on a 34 foot boat. that is like five feet by 16 feet of panels. Not to mention about $5,000 just for the panels. (using sun-force panels)
someday the sail might be a panel ? yes I know it is not today
We did not go to the moon by thinking it can not be. No WAY
We do not sail to be practical. No one needs to sail in todays world
I am just having fun I hope others are doing the same.
Kind regards , Lou