Electric Ferry – Shelagh Mary

The original electric False Creek Ferry, relaunched with a new  8kw electric Lynch motor.

False Creek Ferries Will be celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2022.

Read the full story here: False Creek Ferries

For this installation we kept the propeller and shaft, after the maiden voyage the old bearing vibrated and was replaced with a new one. 

The battery bank is: 8 Crown 6 volt golf cart batteries in series making it a 48 volt bank with 220 amp hours

On our second sea trial voyage it was a beautiful sunny winter day in Vancouver and in no time we were cruising at 5 knots with ¾ throttle, smooth quiet and vibration free.

Here are some of the photos we took during the transformation.

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