First electric racing yacht completes Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

J-Bird III is a TP-52 racing yacht (one of the first of that model ever built) that was rescued a few years ago by Ian & Annika Thomson. They trucked the dilapidated hull up to Brisbane and began a thorough restauration which involved (amongst many other things) removing the old deck, installing a new raised […]

ePropulsion POD motor powers Etchells yacht on Sydney Harbour

For small & medium open racing yachts, it’s often challenging to find enough space inside the boat to fit a motor. An outboard motor on the back is unsightly and awkward to operate and a diesel is heavy and takes up valuable space inside the cockpit. Many small  racing yachts were never designed to have […]