Bellmarine electric drive system installed on Elton Moss barge

The system is similar to the recent Fischer Panda installation onboard Elton Moss’s eco-boat Tulak
The system is similar to the recent Fischer Panda installation onboard Elton Moss’s eco-boat Tulak
The hybrid systems allow low-cost cruising and are service free
The hybrid systems allow low-cost cruising and are service free
The Bellmarine DriveMaster Ultimate 20kW system is supported by a Fischer Panda PMS AGT 13000 48v DC generator
The Bellmarine DriveMaster Ultimate 20kW system is supported by a Fischer Panda PMS AGT 13000 48v DC generator
Industry Database

Fischer Panda UK has supplied a Bellmarine electric drive system for Elton Moss Boatbuilders’ new Kingsley barge.

The customised 70ft by 12ft widebeam barge, which is installed with a complete propulsion and power system from Fischer Panda, will be available to view for the first time at this year’s Crick Boat Show.

The Bellmarine DriveMaster Ultimate 20kW system is supported by a Fischer Panda PMS AGT 13000 48v DC generator and, says Fischer Panda’s Chris Fower, reflects the increasing interest in alternatives to traditional petrol or diesel drive systems.

Exact temperature management

“These silent, environmentally friendly hybrid systems allow extremely low-cost cruising and are service free,” he said. “They are now incredibly reliable and efficient following recent advances in technology, with prices becoming very competitive as demand increases.”

The new liquid-cooled range of DriveMaster Ultimate systems allows for exact temperature management and improved efficiency.

All models include a motor with integrated thrust bearing, mounting frames and smart controller for compact installations, less noise and vibrations and higher efficiency.

The AGT DC generator works in conjunction with electric propulsion drives to extend their cruising range.

Directly controlled

The charge output from the generator is directly controlled by the engine speed, leading to high efficiency.

Auto start is built-in as standard which enables the battery condition to control when and for how long the generator runs, ensuring the engine is always correctly loaded.

The combined system is similar to the recent Fischer Panda installation onboard Elton Moss’s eco-boat Tulak.

“We have the capability to develop the right system for virtually any craft from basic low-cost power drives charged via shore power only, through to full hybrid systems linked to our compact and efficient generators that can quickly recharge the batteries quieter and faster than any other generator of comparable size and weight,” added Chris.

Latest Press Releases

The Poole Harbour Boat Show Exhibitor Stand Space and Sponsorship Sales Open Now

The Poole Harbour Boat Show is now officially launched for a return in 2020 to the spectacular boati... Read more

Barton Marine take key role in showcasing UK Manufacturing Excellence

New for 2019 the Southampton Boat Show, powered by Borrow a Boat will be welcoming visitors into the... Read more

The International Paint Poole Regatta - Shaping up to be even Bigger in 2020

The International Paint Poole Regatta 2020 is developing to be the biggest event yet, with the organ... Read more

MS Amlin Seamanship Award Entries Close on the 20th August

Your chance to enter the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 closes at midnight on Tuesday 20th August. Read more

Damage to the Environment - Episode 5 of 80 Seconds with Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Dee Caffari look at how the environment at sea has been damaged over the... Read more

MS Amlin Go Round the Island 2019

MS Amlin Yacht, the boat insurance specialists have now been race partners of Round the Island Race ... Read more

View all