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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-08-2013
Replies: 8
Views: 3,879
Posted By mgunning
Re: Peterson 30 (half tonner)

I have also just purchased a Peterson 30 built by the Teel Brothers in California. Have you found out any additional information about the Peterson 30s? I will attempt to contact Doug Peterson this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-26-2012
Replies: 159
Views: 38,653
Posted By mgunning
Re: Electric Sail Boat Motor

At this time I am not aware of a vendor with a off the shelf saildrive system. We have done several saildrive systems as custom installations. Contact me through my website and I will share...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   11-08-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 6,282
Posted By mgunning
Repower marnier

As a disclosure, I am in the business of selling electric propulsion.
I have come to the conclusion that just about all the EP systems from full product companies work. Your boat would be easily...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   10-31-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,301
Posted By mgunning
Tartan 30 E Drive

Great buys! Just a couple of comments - I know you have updated the final installation:
- You might want to look at putting in some heat sinks or fans for both the motor and the controller. More...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-29-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,301
Posted By mgunning
Racing with Electric Drive

The issue here is even more complex for the race committees. Here is something we have experienced. The electric motor propulsion system has a greater drag than a free wheeling diesel with a like...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-27-2011
Replies: 62
Views: 10,301
Posted By mgunning
There is a growing acceptance of electric...

There is a growing acceptance of electric propulsion, five electric motor vendors at the Oakland Strictly Sailing show this year. By the way the last time I checked just about every diesel or gas...
Forum: O'Day   02-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By mgunning
Rick, Like Fordo, I also am thinking that the...

Rick,
Like Fordo, I also am thinking that the engine is a gas not diesel. Looking at the picture I am not sure, but do not recall there being a 4cyl Atomic diesel. There are diesels that are bolt...
Forum: O'Day   02-13-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By mgunning
Rick, Like Fordo, I also am thinking that the...

Rick,
Like Fordo, I also am thinking that the engine is a gas not diesel. Looking at the picture I am not sure, but do not recall there being a 4cyl Atomic diesel. There are diesels that are bolt...
Forum: O'Day   02-12-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,417
Posted By mgunning
I must disclose that I represent an electric...

I must disclose that I represent an electric propulsion company for sailboats. That being said, we have been removing engines and replacing them with electric systems. The real trick is to remove...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   01-31-2011
Replies: 159
Views: 38,653
Posted By mgunning
Well, I just installed my new electric system in...

Well, I just installed my new electric system in my 79 Newport 30. It took towoof us to do it and it went quickly. Today, after our first test runs, we are now forecasting a bit better distance on...
Forum: Newport   12-22-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,364
Posted By mgunning
Largest prop for a Newport 30

I am in the process of re-powering my Newport 30 MkII. I will be installing a 180A electric motor on her and will install a new 3 blade prop to take advantage of the greater efficiency of the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   12-18-2010
Replies: 159
Views: 38,653
Posted By mgunning
Been reading this blog and am puzzled. As a...

Been reading this blog and am puzzled. As a owner of several boats including an Ericson with a 23hp diesel, I have not been impressed by the ICE being the answer to get me where I want to go and...
Forum: Ericson   12-17-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2,202
Posted By mgunning
Repowering an Ericson 27

I have own an Ericson 27 and would like to know if anyone has re-powered a similar boat from 26 to 32 with an electric drive system. I am planning to so an system with another boat I just acquired,...
Forum: Newport   12-17-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By mgunning
Thumbs down Electric Powered Newport 30

I am looking for any experience and advice from the Newport community or other similar sailboats. I am about to start a project of replacing a dead Atomic 4 in my just purchased 79 Newport 30. I...
Forum: Newport   12-16-2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,195
Posted By mgunning
Did you repower a Newport 30 with electric? I am...

Did you repower a Newport 30 with electric? I am about to do that with a boat I just purchased. Want to discuss issues you saw or your plans.
Mike 626 298 2262
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