News & updates from Sun Powered Yachts

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 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...

January 16, 2020

I wanted to share a video from our very first customer to buy a SunPower 170W flexible solar panel from us.  Rob was working on a pretty unique project for his recumbent e-trike.  He added a trailer so that he could extend the time & distance he could spend on the road...

January 14, 2020

2020 - Federal Tax Credit is now 26%

You may know by now that there is a Federal Tax Credit for going solar on your boat, but did you know that it's being phased out over the next 2 years!  Don't miss the boat as this credit is on the total cost to put the system in pla...

January 10, 2020

Sun Powered Yachts can now offer PayPal credit on orders over $99.  Let us help you go solar with SunPower and spread the cost over 6 months. 

While we don't have the ability (just yet) to have the 'PayPal credit' button at checkout in our store we can email you an...

October 3, 2019

We have just come to the end of our last day at IBEX in Tampa, FL and it has been a really busy & inspiring few days.  For those of you that don't know, IBEX is a trade show for the marine industry and is not the same as your typical boatshow as it's not open to the ge...

September 1, 2019

Join us in a month's time at booth #1-614 at the IBEX show in Tampa, Florida October 1-3 where Sun Powered Yachts will be exhibiting the full range of SunPower® flexible solar panels: 50W, 100W, 110W & 170W. 

We are really looking forward to highlighting the benefits of...

August 3, 2019

For many sailors on the West Coast the bi-annual TransPac is on their bucket list, who wouldn't want to race from LA to Hawaii - typically a 2,200NM downwind fast ride to the islands.  2019 was the 50th edition of the historic race and the entry list came in from far a...

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