I’m very interested in making my own power. Going to harness wind and solar on the next boat and looking for a boat already rigged for one or both, so this article grabbed my attention very quickly. If you’re a sailor and not hooked into the “$tingy Sailor” blog/website, you should be. They give no-nonsense advise that most anyone (even me) can work through on common sense subjects. Check out this great post about the different color panels and installation methods.
If your sailboat’s battery runs out of a charge before you run out of the need for it, installing a solar panel might be a good option for you. It might be the only option for you to recharge the battery if you normally moor without access to shore power so that you can use […]