27′ Timber / Norwalk Island Sharpie

Electric inboard, Torqeedo Cruise 4.0 on a timber sailboat

Location Melbourne, VIC
Boat name ‘Oystercatcher’
Construction/Design Timber / Norwalk Island Sharpie
Length overall 27.1ft / 8.8m
Displacement (weight) 3500 kg
Old motor 9.9HP 2-stroke outboard
New electric motor 4kW Torqeedo Cruise 4.0R
Battery bank Lead-Acid (AGM) 5.3kWh
Cruising / Top speed 4 / 6 knots
Run time 3 hours @ cruising speed
Recharge method Shore power
Year of installation 2010

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