News & updates from Sun Powered Yachts

August 14, 2020

We wanted to share with you a case study for a customer with a pretty unique marine application!  East Coast BrewBoat is a super fun, 100% green, pedal powered (for the most part!), electric tour boat based in Murrels Inlet, South Carolina.   

Here's a copy of the...

August 11, 2020

It's been a little while now since Katie sat down with Ben Shaw and was interviewed for his Out The Gate Podcast episode 10 (he's now at episode 46!) but we wanted to share it with you here today.  We're recently back from our sailing vacation in Turkey and after a wel...

June 6, 2020

The SmartSolar range of Victron Energy MPPT charge controllers all have a number of LEDs on the front, the smaller controllers have 2 LEDs and larger controllers have 3 LEDs.

Through a combination of different colors and flashing sequences these LEDs will indicate a num...

May 26, 2020

Your SunPower E-flex solar panel is made up of a number of single solar cells wired together in series coming together at the junction box (top right corner) and then has a positive and negative cable with MC4 connectors attached.  This shows which is the positive and...

May 18, 2020

In Hawaii over the weekend we experienced Lahaina Noon, a pretty cool tropical solar phenomenon.  What is Lahaina noon?  Great question, you may have heard it referred to as the 'subsolar point' and Hawaii is the only State in the USA to experience it.  In short becaus...

May 3, 2020

After rummaging through a desk drawer and finding a few hard drives I had a look through some old sailing photos which brought back some great memories.  There were photos from various boat trips I had done when first learning to sail but this one stands out - ARC Euro...

April 29, 2020

RVwithTito is a very popular YouTube channel by Brian who covers how to do DIY projects and improvements to your RV.  Last year he installed some SunPower flexible solar panels (2x110W) and followed that up with also adding a 170W panel.  Brian spends a lot of the year...

April 18, 2020

 We are missing the BoatShow life

We all know where we would rather be right now - yep at the Pacific Boatshow in Richmond CA, we had such a great time there exhibiting last year.  Not only is it a great show it's in a building that's powered by over 1 megawatt of SunPo...

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...

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