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Electric drive owners need some advice

i am intrested in a electric sail drive from Thunderstruck Motors - Electric Sailboat motor Kit. Mars Brusless motor with Sevcon PMAC millipak regen controller. and have worked out the regen range weight battries and all that fun stuff.

I can come in at just about the same range and weight. but what I want is the regen ability when i am out sailing the extra energy could run a fridge and was wanting to hear from owners that have them and was whanting to know what they think as far as pros vs. cons and all that. I am thinking about 144v for the charging i was thinking about 3 48v wind for harbor charging.

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