What to Look For in Solar Panels
Solar panels are a great battery-charging alternative for sailors and boaters who have to run their engines for several hours daily. Battery systems must be continually maintained in order to power the various vessel systems at anchor, namely refrigeration. Knowing what size and type of panels to buy for your boat is key. We take a look at key factors to consider when purchasing solar panels.
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Changing the Game: Innovation for 2023
Thanks to modern advances in boatbuilding, onboard systems and technology, the sport of cruising is poised for some exciting times ahead.
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