Kapowai has been the company sailboat for around 20 years.    She is a Catalina 30, built in 1977.    She has been repainted a dark green as an emblem for electric technology.     She has been used as a prototype test bed for 5 different motors over the years, with another Sailor drive set to re-power her once again.    

Some of Kapowai's notable features:

  • 10 KW Electric Drive
  • 15 KWH Pure Lead Carbon Battery Bank
  • Triple Axis Solar Array
  • Raymarine Electronics package 
  • Raymarine Autopilot
  • Simrad Electric over Hydraulic Autopilot Drive System
Inspecting the Keel Joint
Adding First Layer of fiberglass matt
1st Motor - Vetus 2.2 KW