Unless you are Larry and Lin Pardey, who don’t have an electrical system on their boat, you spend a part of each day checking that your electrical system is performing the way you want it.
On a sailboat the two biggest consumers of power are the refrigerator and personal electronics. When we were in the Bahamas last winter we ran a generator for about an hour a day to charge the electronics and the batteries.
What is the most important appliance in your house?
Part 1 – Air Conditioning and Bilge Pumps Since returning to the US, Leah and I have been fixing everything we can find that isn’t running properly on Viatori.
Whenever I am working with tools, thing usually start out good as I am optimistic about the plan and the amount of time estimated to complete the task. Generally everything takes at least twice as long as my estimate.