ESPcat – Rust & Global Cooling

I am in lockdown again. I can’t ride my motorcycle. I can’t go to the boat. I mowed the lawn and trimmed the hedge, neither of which were any fun at all. So I’m thinking about Global Warming; what else. Global Warming is becoming a real thing. Just look at the results of huge floods […]

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ESPcat Crisis Strikes!

An existential crisis has struck the ESPcat (Electric Solar Powered Catamaran) project. I’m talking serious stuff; the kind of event that causes one to re-evaluate life’s purpose. Maybe I should never have tried to harness the power of the sun, simply to save the planet. Just look at that temperature gauge. 20 degrees C! You […]

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ESPcat Curvaceous Narrow Bottom

Just look at that lovely, curvaceous bottom. It reminds me of a Kylie Minogue music video! Those water molecules have no trouble sliding along that lovely hull causing almost no wave action at 8 knots. I finished the arduous task of cleaning and sanding the bottom and applying two coats of antifouling paint. I used […]

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