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Needed saltwater propulsion

(Scott) #1

Would a 12 volt 35 amp hr battery be sufficient for any length of time for two thrusters on ocean powering a 300lb kayak?

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(Kevin) #2

Hi @Hobie1Kenobe ,

Here is a simple battery calculator we developed to estimate endurance: Battery Calculator (Beta)

I plugged in 12V and 35 Ah and came out to 35 min at full power with 2 T200 thrusters (70 min for one). We don’t have a calculator for hull shape/weight dynamics but it should move you anywhere between 1-3 kts.

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(Scott) #3

That’s poor 35 mins pushing 375 lbs I don’t think so

Thank You ,
Scott French

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