C & C 36 Encounter

C & C 36 Encounter

Here's a customer's step by step photos of their QT5.0 install done in 2018 old 8hp Yanmar diesel engine ready to be removed empty engine pad needs to be cleaned; new electric wiring custom made at local marina per my length specs empty shelf where the diesel fuel...

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Westerly 26, Early Install Still Running!

Westerly 26, Early Install Still Running!

Editors Note: This unit was originally purchased in 2010, so equipment is out of date. Below is a comment recently made by our customer, their conversion story and a YouTube video.   February 2023: I can’t believe it’s now been seven years since we splashed our...

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New life to a US Yacht 1-Ton racer  s/v Chilly Bear

New life to a US Yacht 1-Ton racer s/v Chilly Bear

It has been a fun project. Once the old saildrive bit the dust, I made the decision for convert to electric so sourced a good electric saildrive from Sillette Sonic. While the bolt pattern was slightly different, I fabricated an aluminum plate to allow the new...

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Catalina Mk1

Catalina Mk1

I bought the Quiet Torque 10.0 package from Electric Yacht a couple years ago for my 1979 Catalina Mk1.    The Boat had been sitting on a trailer unused for 28 years and she turned out to be a MUCH bigger job than I had originally expected! ...

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Cheoy Lee Clipper on Lake Superior

Cheoy Lee Clipper on Lake Superior

Sailing with an Electric Motor In 2021 we installed the QuietTorque™ 10.0 Electric Motor by Electric Yacht on our 1972 Cheoy Lee Clipper Sailboat, which we use for day charters from May through October on Lake Superior. We have been extremely satisfied with the...

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William Garden Ketch 46ft

William Garden Ketch 46ft

I'm pleased to say that the motor is performing splendid, giving me maneuvering speed of 3-4kts at 7kW or lower. I motored for two hours into Ensenada at 3.5kts and it did not complain in the least. Now continuing with the unfurnished projects, hoping to get some more...

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Catalina 30 in So Cal

Catalina 30 in So Cal

In the midst of Covid 2020, I decided it was time to replace our aging diesel engine with a new electric motor.   A friend of mine has had one in his lighter 30’ racing sailboat for over 10 years and I was always impressed with how quiet it was, easy to use and how...

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Catalina 320 in Hawaii

Catalina 320 in Hawaii

Sunday, I wrapped up a four day 100+ mile trip with the electric motor. It performed admirably! The first two days were between Pearl Harbor and Waimea Bay resting overnight in Pokai bay on Oahu’s western shore. Winds were very light and we spent a lot of time...

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Catalina 36

Catalina 36

Sept 2019 …the first use of electric power to go sailing. We had hoped to get to Alcatraz but cut short... We got power regeneration at about 4.5 knots while sailing and the traction bank registered 100 percent when we docked. Control of boat at low speed is vastly...

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C&L 37

C&L 37

Thank you for all your help with the motor, and installation advise. I believe it is dialed in. Have gone to Palos Verdes point three times and back to my slip under full electric power. All three times when I got back to slip, I had 86 percent power left on...

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Bayfield 29, Okotoks, Alberta/ Nanaimo Harbour, BC

Hey Mike Sorry about the long delay on install info, at least I can say all is well. I really wasn’t able to get started till after the New Year, and it has taken several trips out to get to where I am now. It’s a bit tougher when your project is 1000 kilometers away....

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Aloha 27

Aloha 27

Hi Guys, I did the conversion because, as I approached 80 (happening in 7 & 1/2 months) taking care of the diesel was too much work. Unexpected benefits to going electric has been, the precise control I now have when docking, the silence under way, the cleanliness...

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Westsail 32

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s/v Fluke Electric Yacht Diesel/Electric Hybrid

s/v Fluke Electric Yacht Diesel/Electric Hybrid

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1974 C&C 35 Mk II

1974 C&C 35 Mk II

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GAM Conversion

GAM Conversion

The problem was familiar to a host of boaters – a 30 year old Atomic-4 engine that was noisy, smelly, and clearly needed a very major and expensive overhaul. Inevitably the question comes down to the age-old: “Do you fix or replace that cranky old motor?” Read the...

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Pleione Conversion

Pleione Conversion

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Elation Conversion

Elation Conversion

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Cabernet Electric Conversion

Cabernet Electric Conversion

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Cal 40, Aurora Electric Yacht Conversion!

Cal 40, Aurora Electric Yacht Conversion!

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Crimson Star, Santana 30-30

Crimson Star, Santana 30-30

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Libertine, Catalina 27

Libertine, Catalina 27

Libertine, a Catalina 27. She belongs to Scott and Andrea McMillan of Electric Yacht. (Written by Scott McMillan) Libertine had a tired old gasoline engine when we bought her in 2005. This helped make the price “right”. This was a move up from the Aquarius 23 she...

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Tranquility, Columbia 29

Tranquility, Columbia 29

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Rip Tide, Mathis 30 – Wood

Rip Tide, Mathis 30 – Wood

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Initram

Initram

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Electric Yacht Frees Freedom 32 “Rising Star”

Electric Yacht Frees Freedom 32 “Rising Star”

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Ingrid 38

Ingrid 38

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Manta 38

Manta 38

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Gulfstar Sailmaster 39

Gulfstar Sailmaster 39

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