Features May 2011 Issue

The Electric Alerion 33

A request for an electric-powered Alerion Express 33 prompted Pearson Yachts and Mastervolt to undertake the construction of an electric-propulsion version of the boat. The heart of the system is a pair of 160-amp, 12-volt DC lithium-ion-phosphate batteries from Mastervolt. The system also includes two 60-amp Chargemasters chargers designed for maximum efficiency.

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