Project Night Train
|Boat:||Nautor Swan 55/57 CC – S/Y Night Train|
|Displacement:||23 600 kg|
|Electric motor:||Oceanvolt AXC40|
|Electric motor power:||40 kW|
|Electric motor voltage:||48 V|
|Battery:||28 kWh Lithium battery pack|
|Generator:||22 kW DC|
Project Night train was a conversion from traditional diesel drive to an hybrid electric solution. The project was completed spring 2021 and the yacht has been operating since then.
– Replace old diesel engine with Oceanvolt hybrid electric drivetrain. The old diesel engine is replaced with a diesel generator to suppply the power and charge batteries. The electric motor drives the shaft and can also charges the batteries during sailing.
– Replace hydraulic bow thruster with electric.
Read the owners comments at: Oceanvolt – S/Y Night Train
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