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Sailboat Tech 101

Electrical needs on cruising sailboats (determine your power consumption)

Sailors increasingly equip their cruising sailboats with many instruments to increase security and comfort on board (navigation instrument, communication, home appliance). But it all comes with a high increase in electricity needs.

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Lead or lithium marine batteries for your boat?

What are the different types of marine batteries and which marine battery should you choose for your boat. Lithium or lead battery? Deep cycle or starter battery? Wet cell or AGM marine battery? We talk you through it all.

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Sailboat Tech 101

Electrical Energy on Sailboats (Boat Electricity 101)

How to generate electrical energy on Boats. An introduction about Sailboat Electricity including information about batteries, generators and inverters.

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Fresh drinking water on a Sailboat 

Fresh drinking water is a precious resource on a sailboat. To have access to potable water on a sailboat, the common practice is to buy fresh drinking water in plastic bottles and bring them on board. Precisely what we did when we moved on board our sailboat ForTuna. We carried hundreds of bottles for long […]