News & updates from Sun Powered Yachts

April 4, 2020

The last of the 100Watts!

At the time of writing (April 4th) there are now only 15 of the 100W SunPower E-flex solar panels left in stock.  And that is the last of the 100W panels that we have available, in fact it's the last of the 100W panels that SunPower has availab...

March 27, 2020

We're super excited about SV Delos going solar with SunPower!  We've been catching some glimpses of their SunPower 170W & 110W E-flex panels aboard in photos posted to Instagram & Facebook for a couple of months but today SV Delos published their YouTube video with mor...

March 25, 2020

Nick & Megan are now living aboard their fourth boat, a Leopard 46' catamaran, and share their experiences & travels via their website and YouTube channel.  With many years & miles of cruising experience they regularly share tips & advice to fellow cruisers and tho...

March 9, 2020

We wanted to post an update from Ed Eisen who wrote an article about having gone solar that we published back in April 2019.  He originally added 2x110W SunPower E-flex solar panels to his Jeanneau 43, you can read that full install article here

Ten Months Later

by Ed Ei...

March 4, 2020

We were pleased to help Paul & Anne Marie go solar with SunPower aboard their Amel Super Maramu 'Rita Kathryn'.  As with all of our customers it's great to help with sizing a system, which SunPower flexible solar panels will work and to which MPPT charge controller.  I...

February 13, 2020

I recently read an interesting article about 'Range Anxiety' that can be experienced by electric car owners and can't help but wonder if this translates across to electric boat owners too?  There is actually a lot of research that you can find online, from the likes of...

February 4, 2020

There are many components that go into making up your solar system and after your SunPower flexible solar panels the second biggest part is your MPPT charge controller(s).  One of the MPPT controllers that we recommend, and that many customers have been very happy with...

February 2, 2020

We were really excited to receive our February issue of Latitude 38 magazine and on p.90 find an article about our recent family trip to the Islands of Tahiti.  We used our last minute owner weeks with the Dream Yacht Charter ownership program to escape for a Christmas...

January 28, 2020

Having recently returned from a last minute owner use sailing holiday in Tahiti, I wanted to take a moment and share some more details on why we invested in purchasing our boat with Dream Yacht Charter, and the benefits of owning a boat that is managed by a charter com...

January 24, 2020

Seattle - it's boatshow time!

It's our first boatshow of 2020 and I am here at the Seattle Boat Show, CenturyLink Field Event Center.  The show runs from January 24th - February 1st.  It's our first time up to this show and it is huge!  There is even another section of...

Please reload