Just like the debate over twin or single engines on a passage-maker, or the raging battle about fibreglass vs steel, the question of gel vs lithium-ion batteries also has the potential to ignite World War III whether on online forums or at the pub… Armchair sailors and engineers alike love to talk about the mutual benefits of each battery solution. Not to mention that lithium-ion batteries are becoming trendy in the boating industry. The li-Ion chemistry is called lithium ferrous phosphate, LiFePO4 or LFP for short, but it’s a long story when it comes to installing them on yachts… … Continue reading
The new Selene bi-hull line’s ambition is to give the owners access to very shallow waters. With a reduced beam and draft, and long-range capacity this new passage maker has no limits and can enter any tight marina or shallow lagoon!