Why Electric Propulsion?
Electric sailboat propulsion systems are cost-effective, yet CLEAN, GREEN and QUIET!
Advantages of Electric Propulsion Systems
No trips to the gas dock;
No oil and grease in the bilge
No burning of fossil fuels, eliminates fuel on board
Generates power while under sail
Add a wind generator or solar panels and become energy self-sufficient
Have a relaxed cruise around the marina or lake.
Hear the water lapping the hull and the rolling swish of the wake
No need to raise your voice so your crew (and everyone else in the harbor) can hear you
Instant power, improved maneuverability…
Instant On; No warm-up time
No shifting, no grinding of gears while trying to wiggle out of a tight docking situation
Powerful– full motor torque is available from zero RPM to full speed
“Electric sail” with a small power boost when the wind is light
Great for racers…
Total system weight can be as low as 250lbs
No warm up time, no engine stalls, no maintenance
Get to the start line with minimum hassle, in minimum time
Excellent for the weekend sailor…
Perfect for lake sailors; plenty of power and range to get out to sail
Enough range for weekend sailors to motor home, if the wind dies
The right choice for many serious cruisers
Extended Battery Range with E-Prop Motor Sailing
Generates power when under sail (Regeneration)
Extend range indefinitely with a gas or diesel generator
Never worry about clogged fuel systems or engine maintenance
Moored boats (off grid)
Add a wind generator or solar panels and “re-generate” power when sailing
No need to carry fuel, engine parts or tools back and forth to your boat
We appreciate the opportunity to discuss your application.
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