Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ramp up the voltage

I’ve chosen to run the electric system on board “Wahine” at 36V rather than 24V. Mainly, so I can get sufficient revs. from the electric engine. In order to charge the batteries at this voltage, you need something like 41V. … Continue reading

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No valley too deep, no mountain too high.

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.”.  Well, my sister did just that. She turned a perceived weakness of physical performance into an ability to be proud of. Anything is possible now. It may even be that pigs … Continue reading

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Three names

Removing old layers of paint is like traveling through time. First, I’ve discovered the yard number of my Waarschip 730 is 61 and later that she was once called “Quator Spinae”, which I cannot figure out the meaning of, despite … Continue reading

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