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post #80 of Old 05-02-2014
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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?

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Originally Posted by Puddin'_Tain View Post
True enough. But, if one uses the engine in their sailboat primarily just to get n and out of the harbor, then range becomes much less problematic; even more so if regenerative sailing is added to the analysis. And remember, we are talking about sailboats here.
Agreed. I did say that electric can make sense for one who daysails or only is away from shorepower for a few days.

But for those travelling farther afield it doesn't work.

And I have yet to see actual regen stats anywhere.

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