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Hybrid Systems – METS & E-nnovationLab [Nov 2019]

This year, as we were not on the way to the Caribbean – we went to The Bahamas instead – the timing worked out to fly to Amsterdam for the biggest Marine Tradeshow – METS. At least in the end it worked out for one of use but that’s a different story.  We had been to
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Hybrid Sailing Yachts in “Yachting World”

Here is an interesting article from Yachting World with the Title: “How hybrid sailing yachts finally became a feasible option” How hybrid sailing yachts finally became a feasible option We are big fans of Hybrid Systems – we are at our “third” generation
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One year feedback of the new Hybrid System

Time is flying by and it’s now one year that we left France in May 2018. It’s time for reflexion and feedback regarding Moonwave’s Hybrid System. First of all – we love it. The system has proven itself reliable and mastered the first 14.000 nautical miles – half a turn aro
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Short Sum-up of 2018

2018 was an exciting year for Moonwave and her crew. During the first quarter of the year, we finished up our extensive refit in Brittany [Bretagne]. It was such a nice feeling to see all the bits and pieces to take shape when they got mounted and installed. We left Brittany beginning
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Moonwave – SuperyachtTechnical featuring Moonwave’s solar installation

Our solar panel installation is hitting the news… SuperyachtTechnology did a nice article featuring the solar installation on board Moonwave – check it out: “Style Leader in solar panels” The article is available online but will also be in the printed magazine
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Moonwave – Torqeedo talking about our new system

Check out the recent article about Moonwave by Torqeedo: Silent and sustainable – Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid system optimizes luxury catamarans [click on the link] It also comes with a video:  
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Moonwave – Electric Installation – no rocket science

The work for the new daggerboards [Moonwave – New Daggerboards] and the new Torqeedo Saildrives [Moonwave – Deep Blue Hybrid System] required structural carbon work on the hulls, with lots of carbon dust… As electrical and electronics equipment don’t like carbon dust at al
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Moonwave – Transatlantic crossing May/June 2018

Transatlantic crossing 2018
Moonwave’s second transatlantic crossing is in the books – the first time East to West. We had a good passage but next time if possible will stick to a normal “schedule” with departure from the Canary Islands between Nov to Feb. We left Lanzarote a bit “out of season” for transa
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Moonwave – Solar Panels

As mentioned in one of my previous posts [Moonwave – Deep Blue Hybrid System] – it was part of refit to get Moonwave equipped with a serious amount of solar panels. In the last years the solar panels made huge performance progress and the solar cells themselves got lighter
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Moonwave – Deep Blue Hybrid System

Moonwave – Electric Propulsion & Hybrid System After years of development and working close with the engineers from Torqeedo by sharing our needs and requirements for Moonwave – we now have the complete Deep Blue Hybrid System installed on board. We had already several
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