Bunyip Verde

Ramon, Araceli, Alonso and Hector on the beach at Brown Lake

What will we call the boat?

Well, we’re here on Brown Lake at Straddie and we’re worried about the Bunyip that Pete has warned us about so if we name it after him surely he’ll leave us alone…

But it needs two names.  What about Green Bunyip because the research work is green and the boat is green? Continue reading “Bunyip Verde”

New website for Torqeedo shop

Since I’ve been selling Torqeedo outboards in Sydney I’ve been using this blog for information about the Torqeedoes, testing on different boats and for operating an on-line shop.  Its now moved to a new home at its own website for selling Torqeedos at thetorqeedoshop.com.au

For the next month I’ll leave the Torqeedo information here but later will move all shop related stories over to the new site. Continue reading “New website for Torqeedo shop”

Seakayaker magazine report on Ultralight

In the June 2010 issue of Seakayaker magazine there’s an interesting report on the Ultralight.  The interesting thing is the extra speed they got from their kayak by adding simple streamlining the the shaft of the Ultralight.

It makes a big improvement—increasing the speed from 4.25 knots to 5.5 knots—and just by adding a simple foil to the shaft. It follows a similar pattern the shape of the leg on other Torqeedo models and it begs the question of why didn’t Torqeedo do this already? Especially as it a feature of every other model.

Anyway, you’ll want to read it yourself—click here to go to this article on Seakayaker website.