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Wroxham Round Up

Wednesday the 13th of July 2022I am well-travelled and sometimes I get a bit boring talking about the places I’ve been and the things I’ve done.  But a visit to Wroxham and the Norfolk Broads was a first for me.  Why did I leave it so long? Wroxham and the surrounding area are beautiful.Of course, as …

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DCPower DCL48-100 Battery

DCPower DCL48-100 LiFePO4 Battery Corby-based DC Battery Technologies dropped off one of their recently launched DCPower Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries at Mothership marine for Tim and I to evaluate for Narrowboat propulsion.  Unlike the Aceleron batteries, these use larger ‘prismatic’ cells to achieve a relatively high power density and a smaller internal component count, though …

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Aceleron Essential Battery

Aceleron Batteries Tim Knox and I recently (virtually) met with Bruce MacPherson of Acerelon to discuss their recently launched ‘Essential’ battery range whose target market includes marine applications with a view to assessing its potential for Narrowboats and other craft.  Aceleron, who are based close to the Worcester and Birmingham canal near Bromsgrove, appear to …

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Lechlade 15/16th 2021

Boats and water are important but it was the sunshine that made this meeting special for me. The weather was glorious and the late season sun lit the bucolic landscape of the Upper Thames to perfection. Our group was made up of 5 boats plus a few members who, like myself, came along for the …

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Winners Announced in International Electric Boat Awards

‘The Gussies’ honour 8 boats from 8 countries in 5 categories – from electric ferries to ocean-going yachts to recreational runabouts – powered by batteries, solar, wind and hydrogen.   After tallying the votes from more than 10,000 electric boat enthusiasts all over the world and an international judging panel of e-boat experts, the second annual …

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Your Nominations Please

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR 2ND INTERNATIONAL ELECTRIC BOAT AWARDSFirst year’s awards featured 50 boats from 19 countries Nominations are now being accepted for The Gustave Trouvé Awards for Excellence in Electric Boats and Boating, the international electric boat awards started last year by electric boat website Plugboats.com Nominations are being accepted in four categories: Electric Boats Under 8 …

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Virtual Club House

We are very close to having our own Club House, a place where we can get together chat, get technical advice. It’s not Facebook and is completely safe and secure. Hopefully you will have received a TEST email. Please do nothing. Afterwards once the system has been tested all members will receive a ‘reset password’. …

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