Diesel engines are less desirable due to emissions and more attractive alternatives are available. Technology is one of the fastest growing sectors and it's improving at such a speed that electric sailing is a very viable option. The automotive sectoris already betting on it, and it will not be long before the maritime sector follows suit. However, with electric sailing there are many more benefits than just the sustainability point.
There are so manybenefits – and very few drawbacks of an electric propulsion system on boats – thatit's almost a no brainer to convert. Modern batteries are safe and store animense amount of power to easily operate all systems on board and still Electric motors are small, quiet, and reliable