Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
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Re: Repowering with an electric engine?
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.
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour