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Old 11-28-2022, 01:08 PM   #44
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City: Long Beach, CA
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Originally Posted by CharlieO. View Post
I'd raise the sail.

I actually did stumble across a sailboat today that has been converted to an electric drive motor. Claimed to get 2 hrs on battery power. Seemed like a reasonable set-up.
My dockmate is doing the same. He is an electric car driving, vegan eating, anti-fossil fuel guy. He is deep into it. Not sure how it will work out. He has a Baba 32. Rather heavy boat with a full keel. We will see how far he gets. He always tried to sail in and out of his slip to avoid burning noxious heat trapping fuels. Sometimes he was successful. So, he does not expect to use the electric motor much. I just hope he can get past my boat without incident.
Aquarius 1991 Californian 55 CPMY Long Beach CA
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