Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?
How many people go out on a boat to save money ?
It is an engineering problem with limitations. Someone will solve it.
I like the way you pull at and pick and expose the problems with battery, solar and hybrid power. A problem needs to be pulled apart in order to understand it.
Kind Regards, Lou
Anyone that goes into electric or hybrid propulsion without the knowledge of its limitations is a fool.
If you want to spend the bucks and be a pioneer that's fine with me. But it isn't economically feasible as of yet. It makes a new diesel engine for conventional propulsion seem pretty inexpensive.
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour
Last edited by mitiempo; 02-22-2014 at 01:44 AM.