Originally Posted by bljones
30 hour range at hull speed*. (*New! Revised! Proof that I really really want somebody to succeeed! The range requirement is now 50% LOWER!!!!!!!! 15, FIFTEEN, ONE FIVE hours!!)
Charging onboard electrical systems.
Total weight under 320 lbs.
Must fit under cockpit. 74" long x 24" wide x 20" high.
Total cost under $5000.
I'll build your system for $1G (maybe per day).
Remove two numbers, like the $!G total labour, and $5G total cost and you could have your drive train and a better boat in the process.
But clearly that was your point. An old POS gas engine is always going to be cheaper, hence the reason I use them.