I think you misunderstood my intent. The drive I was looking at (suited for the f-36) is a 9Kw drive. I was intending to have a 9Kw (or at least close) diesel generator on board. That way the generator (and batteries) could serve double duty. When I need to move without sails (any real distance) I would fire up the generator. When I was at anchor I would use the generator to recharge the batteries(drained by me and not the drive). You could think of it as a hybrid drive. So storage would really not be an issue.
Edit: without sails instead of with sails
Last edited by Lazlow; 06-01-2010 at 08:15 PM.