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’