Propeller trials on SeaEagle kayak

Which propeller should you use on the 1003?  Did you even know that you have a choice?

The standard prop that comes with the 1003 is a two-bladed one that is optimised for speed and power for the vessel that Torqeedo expects most users to have.  Thats a result of their market research and . . . → Read More: Propeller trials on SeaEagle kayak

Faster with three-bladed prop

A close encounter with a rock has brought an unexpected benefit for David on his Sea Eagle inflatable kayak. (See the earlier post for details of his setup.)  The standard two-bladed prop of the 1003 was damaged irretrievably and as we had a three bladed prop available (as standard on the 801) Malcolm set . . . → Read More: Faster with three-bladed prop

Travel 1003 and 801 on Old Town Canoe

Ramón, Araceli, Alonso and Hector at Brown Lake

These visitors from Universidad Tecnologica De La Zona Metropolitana De Guadalajara are researching alternative means of propulsion for fisherman on a fresh water lake that is the water supply for a Mexican city. The fishermen now use petrol outboards and soon they may longer be . . . → Read More: Travel 1003 and 801 on Old Town Canoe

Bunyip Verde

Ramón, Araceli, Alonso and Hector 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? → Read more…