Cruisers Forum
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 09-09-2014, 06:19   #16
Registered User

Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 346
Send a message via Skype™ to gosstyla
Re: Idea for hybrid boat - Full electric prop but keep the diesel as generator.

In your situation, mostly day sailing with ability to plug in over night , electric may work with or without a genset.

On the other hand, my last boat was a 47' sail catamaran with twin diesel/electric auxiliaries. Each electric motor was about 30 hp powered by a 27kw 240DCV genset. The maiden cruise was from Valdivia, Chile to Ft. Lauderdale, FL. For long term cruising in lightly populated areas straight diesel auxiliaries currently still are more efficient and in most situations a better fit for the job.
gosstyla is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-09-2014, 07:00   #17
Registered User
 
Boulard83's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 13
Re: Idea for hybrid boat - Full electric prop but keep the diesel as generator.

Thanks for the input everyone !
Boulard83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
diesel, electric, generator

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any Merit in Subdividing the Engine Subforum into Diesel / Gas and Electric / Hybrid? David_Old_Jersey Engines and Propulsion Systems 8 17-02-2020 07:41
Is Anybody Using a Hybrid Electric Diesel ? deckofficer Engines and Propulsion Systems 11 30-03-2013 02:08
Hybrid Electric Conversion for a Cat jdisarro Boat Ownership & Making a Living 41 07-07-2011 14:14
diesel/electric hybrid sailorboy1 Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 91 18-06-2008 18:03

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:46.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.