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Welcome to the Marine Smart Energy Solutions Blog where you’ll find all sorts of information related to smart energy marine products, customer testimonials, the latest news in the marine industry and product updates and specials!


  • Tips On Safely Boating with Kids

    Boating can be a fantastic opportunity to teach your kids so many useful things about the open sea. It can also be incredibly fun. But like any adventure you embark with the kids, having some ideas to keep things on track and take some basic precautions is helpful. Swimming Skills Children should generally know how […]


  • Tips On Preparing for Boating Emergencies

    Boating is one of the best pastimes America has to offer. Surrounded by beautiful waters and home to thousands of lakes, the U.S. overall is a huge fan of recreational boating. But with all of this boating comes risks. Although it is considered a relatively safe way to have fun, boating still comes with real […]


  • New Yanmar 3GM30F Alternator Install

    Putting a high output alternator in an engine such as the Yanmar 3GM30F can be a fantastic decision to make. There are many benefits, including a significant increase in the power capacity of your boat. And there is hardly a more popular choice for alternators than Electromaax. Let’s look at a specific case and understand […]


  • Brad Fox on Electromaax Products

    A very satisfied Electromaax customer and his wife were preparing to take a cruise down through the Caribbean Island and up through the East Coast and decided to send us a few kinds words about their installation. Enjoy! Currently my wife and I are in the process of preparing to take an 18 month cruise […]


  • My Experience Upgrading To A High Output Alternator

    This letter is long overdue but I wanted to let you know about our experiences with your product since we left San Francisco bay in September of 2010. I knew I needed to add a high output alternator to recharge the batteries efficiently & there were a few choices available. Our boat has two 4D […]


  • Converting the Sailboat Sunflower to Lithium Ion Batteries

    This is a project undertaken by a serious cruiser, Micheal Lenci. He successfully converted his boat to lithium by getting ElectroMaax to customize his alternators. Detailed below are the sequence of events that made this project successful Sunflower, a 2004 Beneteau Oceanis 523 sailboat, is 52 feet at the waterline and displaces 24 tons and has […]


  • Hear The Smooth Sounds Of A Perkins Upgrade To Serpentine Belt System

    One of our great customers Dan Wideman sent us some pictures and a video of his Perkins engine after an upgrade to a serpentine belt system with an auto tensioner. The main pulley is actually a double serpentine pulley. He made it this way in anticipation of an engine driven water maker. He was hoping […]


  • Customer Installation Photos

    Doug Dreyer, a Virginia sailor, is very pleased with his new ElectroMaax alternator and sent photos of the installation.  From lighting to refrigeration, the ElectroMaax High Output Marine Alternator maximizes electricity away from port, giving you more power. All Electromaax alternators are now a simple “plug and play” which means no rewiring on Yanmar’s and […]


  • Need Help Choosing A High Output Alternator?

    Do you need help choosing an alternator for your boat? Are you considering a high output alternator made especially for the marine industry? If so read on. A high powered marine alternator is designed and created to produce only a certain amount of power. This is the power that you need especially when the engine […]


  • The Fitting Of A New Electromaax Alternator And Serpentine Pulley Kit

    After deciding to try to trace the cause of an electrical leakage problem on my 20 year old Buizen 48 – “Wavelength” and engaging a specialist marine electrician to conduct a thorough inspection and analysis of all on board electrical systems, it became apparent that a serious refit was in order in a number of […]


  • Buizen 48 Sloop Fitting New Electromaax Alt and Serpentine Pulley

    After deciding to try to trace the cause of an electrical leakage problem on my 20 yr old Buizen 48 – “Wavelength” and engaging a specialist marine electrician to conduct a thorough inspection and analysis of all on board electrical systems, it became apparent that a serious refit was in order in a number of […]


  • Installing an Electromaax Alternator in a Beneteau 50 with a Yanmar 4JH3-THE

    Having a particular boat with a particular engine means wanting some specific directions when it comes to something like replacing or installing a new alternator. Electromaax is often rated one of the best and is certainly one of the most common ways to “upgrade” your boat. When it comes to upgrading your alternator Upgrading the […]