Designing Boats for Electrical Propulsion

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Wednesday, October 4 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Event Location

Location: Room 116

Event Information

Title: Designing Boats for Electrical Propulsion


This seminar will prepare attendees to address the real-world, practical considerations involved in designing boats propelled by electric motors as opposed to internal combustion engines. Topics include:

  • Types of electric drives—outboard, inboard, pod drives.
  • Types of propulsion systems—battery/electric, solar/electric, diesel/electric/hybrid, continuous shore power.
  • Sources of power and energy storage.
  • Battery types, battery charging and battery maintenance.
  • Boat speed, range and boat size.
  • Considerations for commercial passenger boats (T-boats).

Type: Seminar

Cost: See registration for single, 3-Pack, and FlexPass tickets.


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