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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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BVI Cruising for Easter – April 2019

Our winter season in the Caribbean had started in the BVI last November and since that we had not returned. Mid of April it was time to get back there for a “second” round. We started our trip from St. Martin/Sint Maarten – one of our favorite islands in the Caribbeans. On the w
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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 – 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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Short trip to Amsterdam for METS

METS – the world largest Marine Equipment Trade Show (B2B) To explain it in one word – METS is really “huge”. About 1.400 expeditors and about 22.000 professional visitors. We spend all three days to meet our suppliers & technicians and this was awesome. As we are doing some modif
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Innovative Hybrid System

Moonwave under power
Congratulations to Torqeedo for winning the Pittman Innovation Award from Sail Magazine for 2016 for their Deep Blue Hybrid System – check out the article. We are very excited to be part of the project and Moonwave is really looking great on the cover (and couple of other pages)
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