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Case Studies
01/07/2022

Battery Types and How to Dispose of Them

ARTICLE CREDIT: EVIROCRAFT WASTE SOLUTIONS, UNITED KINGDOMRENEW POWER AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / BATTERY TYPES AND HOW TO DISPOSE OF THEM Batteries are used in everyday life and depended on by many people, from running a business on a laptop to powering the emergency services ambulances....

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29/06/2022

What is a dual-purpose Battery? 

ARTICLE CREDIT: AARON PLEW, PRODUCT DIRECTOR AT FULLRIVER BATTERY USAAVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / WHAT IS A DUAL-PURPOSE BATTERY What’s a Dual-Purpose Battery, and Why Should I Care? What’s a dual-purpose battery you say? Well, it’s only one of the most important types of batteries in...

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Regional boating news
27/06/2022

Warm welcome for Thailand Yacht Show in Pattaya upon its return

Thailand, As Asia’s first international boat show after the easing of the pandemic and travel restrictions, the 6th Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) was warmly received at Ocean Marina Pattaya, Thailand from June 9 – 12, 2022 by an appreciative audience of local and international visitors from Bangkok and its environs,...

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Case Studies
23/06/2022

Tackling the Sustainability of Power Electronics

ARTICLE CREDIT: ADVANCED ELECTRIC MACHINESADVANCED ELECTRIC MACHINES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / TACKLING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF POWER ELECTRONICS It wouldn’t be overstating it to say that without power electronics the modern world would grind to a halt. Power electronics has a role in just about every...

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How do stabilizers affect speed and fuel consumption
Case Studies
22/06/2022

How do stabilizers affect speed and fuel consumption?

ARTICLE CREDIT: JAN ERIK JOHANSENSLEIPNER PRODUCTS AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / HOW DO STABILIZERS AFFECT SPEED AND FUEL CONSUMPTION Traditionally, both fin and gyro stabilizers impact speed and fuel consumption, either by the added weight of a gyro or the added water resistance of external fins....

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Case Studies
13/06/2022

Corrosion in Marinas – “The Hot Dock”

ARTICLE CREDIT: DAVID PASCOEMG DUFF ANODE AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / CORROSION IN MARINAS – "THE HOT DOCK" You keep your boat in a crowded marina and there’s a lot of talk about corrosion and bad wiring. It’s all the marina’s fault, right? Not necessarily, and...

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Case Studies
23/05/2022

A Guide to Teak Deck Preservation

ARTICLE CREDIT: JOHN, ADVANCED CHEMICAL SPECIALTIES LIMITEDAVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / A GUIGE TO TEAK DECK PRESERVATION Boracol 5 Deck Treatment Taking care of wood in all seasons is really important, as weather and general wear and tear can cause great damage. Teak is an excellent...

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FULLRIVER DMI
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17/05/2022

How long does a Fullriver AGM battery last?

ARTICLE CREDIT: AARON PLEW, PRODUCT DIRECTOR AT FULLRIVER BATTERY USAAVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE DRAKE MARINE / RESOURCES / CASE STUDIES / HOW LONG DOES A FULLRIVER AGM BATTERY LAST? AGM BATTERIES Not all AGM batteries are created equal.  The difference between a Fullriver AGM and Brand X is often worlds apart.  From the...

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Case Studies
15/07/2021

The Difference Is In The Detail – AGM Batteries

ARTICLE CREDIT: JAMES HORTOP, MERLIN EQUIPMENTvisit www.merlinequipment.com for the latest and greatest in battery management technology. AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT ASIA FROM DRAKE MARINE SECTION 1 IS A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO BATTERY TYPESSECTION 2 FOCUSES ON THE DIFFERENCES WITH FULLRIVER BATTERIESSECTION 3 GIVES DETAILS ABOUT THE RANGES OF FULLRIVER BATTERIES AVAILABLE FROM...

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01/05/2020

Ultrasonic Antifoul – 10 month test

The chief engineer on a 35m motor yacht gives us his experiences in our ultrasonic antifoul test. UltraSystem PowerPlus What is Ultrasonic Antifoul? Ultrasonic Anitfoul systems consist of a Control Unit and Ultrasonic Transducers, the control units are powered by the vessels DC or AC electrical system and the transducers...

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teak
Case Studies
03/04/2020

TEAK DECK CLEANER: 2-PART CLEANERS & BRIGHTENERS, OR IS THERE SOMETHING BETTER?

We all need a product that does the job effectively and efficiently, is safe to use on teak decks, safe for the surrounding areas, and safe for the crew! Collectively our team team have spent many years at sea, all across the globe, big boats, small boats, fast boats, and...

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Regional boating news
22/02/2020

2019 Foiling Awards and MP eFoiler Challenge winners named

Milan, Italy (February 21, 2020) – The most innovative tech on the water was honoured at the 2019 Foiling Awards held February 20. As Foiling Week’s Sustainability Partner, Torqeedo was proud to present the Motorboat and Sustainability Awards, as well as the winner of the Multi-Purpose eFoiler Design Challenge in...

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Case Studies
22/10/2019

AN INTRODUCTION TO MARINE HYDRAULICS

Marine hydraulics has become one of the most used power and torque delivery systems, primarily due to the highly efficient transfer of large both linear and rotary forces and torques. One Hydraulic System, Many Applications The application areas are many. Listed below are some of the uses of marine hydraulic systems: Rotary...

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oil
Case Studies
22/10/2019

HYDRAULIC OIL FOR MARINE USE

The pressure bearing media in a hydraulic system can be many different fluids, in which oil is most common. However, water hydraulics can be found in special applications within the food industry to lower the risk of contamination and in high-pressure cutting, in drilling equipment and in fire suppression systems such as...

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finland
Case Studies
01/05/2019

FINLAND’S OLDEST FERRY GOES ALL ELECTRIC

1904 - Steam 1953 - Diesel2019 - All Electric! A new electric drivetrain system The Föri – named after the Swedish word for ferry, färja – initially entered service in 1904 as a steam-powered boat. This was, after the City of Turku commissioned local shipyard Aktiebolaget Vulcan to build a...

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