The Advantages of Choosing 48V DC Systems for Electric Yachts

Introduction: As the global focus turns to cleaner, greener energy sources, converting yachts from internal combustion engines (ICE) to electric propulsion has become increasingly popular. Among the voltage options available, 48V DC systems offer numerous advantages, including safety, availability, and cost-effectiveness. In this article, we will explore the benefits of opting for a 48V DC…

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The Case for 48V DC Windlasses in an Increasingly Electric Yachting World

Introduction: As the boating industry experiences a gradual shift from traditional diesel and gas engines to electric propulsion, there is a growing need for manufacturers of yacht windlasses to provide options for 48V DC systems in addition to 12V DC systems. With the increase in popularity of electric propulsion, yachts are better served by adopting…

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The Exciting Rise of Electric Sailboats: Transforming the Sailing Industry with AC Induction Motors and LiFePO4 Batteries

Electric sailboats are gaining increasing popularity in the sailing industry due to their eco-friendly design and innovative technology. In recent years, advancements in electric propulsion and energy storage have made these sailboats an attractive and practical alternative to traditional diesel-powered vessels. Experts predict significant growth within the industry as adoption continues to evolve, driven by…

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Changing our mindset on EV sailing – how to reduce ‘range anxiety’

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When a sailboat uses electric propulsion, battery recharging needs to be factored into the journey. How often is recharging needed, is probably the most common question asked by sailors who currently have a diesel engine, and are considering converting to electric propulsion. The answer is, it depends on how you use the motor. Many sailing…

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Choose Electric – The Best Propulsion System for a Sailboat

Electrification of sailboat propulsion systems is a trend that we’ll see continue to grow rapidly over the years to come, and it is occurring for several reasons. The advancement and prevalence of high-quality, safe, and energy dense batteries is a technical reason that now makes electric propulsion practical. Electric propulsion also just provides a better…

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