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My sailboat with just installed electric drive 35 Replies

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Advice for someone new to electric boats

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A fairly complete guide to electric motors for boats 1 Reply

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Electric Direct Drive Ski Boat 3 Replies

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Redwing 18 electric power 1 Reply

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Bulk Charge 48 volt AGM bank with power supply. 11 Replies

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River or Stream Regeneration 3 Replies

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2020 Spring launch prep and testing 2 Replies

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Solar panels 28 Replies

Started by George McLaughlin in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Mark Frasca Jun 2.

48 volt dc to 120 volt ac inverter 10 Replies

Started by Mark Frasca in Electric Sailing. Last reply by Tom Hruby May 30.

Wanted Clean Power Auto Mini BMS battery module 1 Reply

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2020 Haul Out

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Electric Machine Sellers in Europe 7 Replies

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AC or DC Motors? 1 Reply

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