maintenance and repaire of electric and diesel boats

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by PVboat, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. PVboat
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    PVboat Junior Member

    I would like to compare investments for maintenance and repaire for electric and diesel boats. Could you please tell me what should I not forget to include into the account for each of the options, maybe even rough identification of costs

    thank you very very much in advance!
     
  2. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    The electric boats are only for a very specialized use.

    Changing and at times HUGE house loads , and moderate propulsion loads combined with large thruster loads at times.

    The ability to have 10 or 12 gensets and operate with optimum loading is for cruise ships , not most boats under 100ft.

    FF
     
  3. Pericles
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    Pericles Senior Member

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