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Hi Rogerio!
This one's for you. Keep up with your good work and soon you'll be sailing too.
Cheers,
Wolf

Wharram Tanenui 'Aotea' sailing at Lake Neusiedl

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Comment by paul anderson on October 22, 2012 at 2:37am
so nice Wolf.
Comment by Rogerio Martin on October 23, 2012 at 8:16am

Your boat is one big inspiration. Is really good see a lot of months of work in water, give us a gratification of free sailing.

Comment by Wolf on October 25, 2012 at 1:18am

Thank you Rogerio and Paul!

It really pays off after that years of building...

Comment by Rogerio Martin on October 25, 2012 at 6:52am

Wolf, my friend. I saw your eletric motor, and Tanenui have 1 ton or more, he works well?

Comment by Wolf on October 25, 2012 at 8:51am

Hi Rogerio,

well that is all that's allowed on that lake. The motor is a 24V, 1kW model and works OK until force 4-5. Runtime in calm conditions is 4-5h with 2x90Ah 12V Batteries pushing the boat at 3 knots. In a force 4 I need to go full power which means empty batteries after 30-45 minutes. But hey, it's a sailboat...

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