Power on Demand – The EPropulsion Spirit Plus XS 1276W on a BayRaider Expedition

After four years with our Bayraider Expedition 047 ‘Whimbrel’ in the Poole Harbour environs and with four trips to the Falmouth Raid behind us the switch was made from petrol to electric during lockdown 2020. Three reports below cover our rationale for the change, optimising the fit into the boat, some notes on propellers, and a prototype scheme for the engine well.

Background and First Test of the Epropulsion Spirit Plus XS on BRe Whimbrel

Notes on refining the fit of the Epropulsion into the BRe and further thoughts on propellers

Prototype Engine Well Lamellae Changes

Ray Scragg BRE 047 ‘Whimbrel’