Here are a number of links in which EY is affiliated or mentioned.
Electric Yacht is a member of ABYC as well as NMEA. We value safety and follow their standards! Check out their websites for more information here:
Read Keith and Rebecca’s conversion story in an ongoing series, “5,000 Nautical Miles Against the Trades with an Electric Motor,” in Caribbean Compass, more articles to come!
Part 1: December 2022 edition, pages 18-19
Part 2: Installation Overview, January 2023 edition, pages 24-25
Part 3: The Charging/Discharging System, February 2023 edition, pages 18-19
Part 4: 48V Discharging/Electric Motor Usage, March 2023 edition, pages 24-25
Part 5: Conversion Costs
Follow Herb and Maddie Benavent on their journey sailing the world on an electric boat! They converted to an EY system in 2017 and our product is featured in several of their Rigging Doctor YouTube videos:
Learning the Lines is a fantastic YouTube channel documenting Jordan and Randi’s journey of remodeling old sailboats and touring some interesting ones. They obtained an Endeavour 32 for free and went fully electric with an EY system. Check out their channel:
And this video in particular:
sailATX is a charter company located on Lake Travis outside of Austin, TX. They have a podcast and blog, this post includes pictures documenting an EY conversion:
Good Old Boat put out an interesting mail buoy in August 2020 about boat owner’s thoughts on electric propulsion, lots of interesting takes:
In Canadian Yachting’s October 2022 edition, Matt Bera shares his experience converting to EY on Lake Ontario:
May 22, 2012: Another link many readers will find of interest is written by our dealer in Southern California, Mike Gunning. If you are anywhere in SoCal, and surrounding area, Mike is your guy for electric conversion!
Eric Harm’s Account of re-powering Coincidence, a 1982 Victoria 26 Elegante during the summer of 2011. Coincidence’ home port is Lake Mendota near Madison WI.
January 16, 2012: Blogger Bob Wise bemoans the fact that his boat has become totally boring in the maintenance department. His EY system is so trouble-free he has a problem finding anything to write about! The kind of stories we love to hear!
May 21, 2011: Here is another great blog you can follow on an Electric Yacht conversion of an Ericson 27:
John Wilson and his father, Ian, with help from Lorne, a professional marine electrician, are replacing an Atomic 4 with an Electric Yacht System. Follow this detailed and well written blog and add your comments at:
Ed Sherman is a prolific writer about sailboats and their systems, and is also an ABYC instructor. See what he has to say about EY after his introduction by our dealers Jim Newell and Fred Pegley (Electric Yacht Canada) in Halifax earlier this month: Here is his blog entry:
Here is the blog That Bob Wise maintains, and this entry in particular features reflections of another EY customer, Merrick White.
Here is Merrick White’s interesting account of live-aboard experiences. Not a lot of reference to the Freedom 32’s EY System, a sign that it’s working well. in August of 2011, Merrick sold the boat to a new owner, named Jim ____ . If you know where we can find him, please email Bill Tomlinson (bill [at] electricyacht.com) as I lost the info I had.