A lifeless battery is an all-too- widespread incidence in a ship that sits idle most work weeks, and when it occurs it virtually at all times spoils a deliberate day or weekend on the water. This sad circumstance can also be kept away from with the set up of a small sun panel. As an added benefit, absolutely nothing prolongs the lifetime of a battery like holding it fully charged. A battery charger can do the job for a ship on a trailer or at a dock, however there are risks to leaving an unattended boat plugged in. A sun panel avoids these. In case your boat is on a mooring, a solar panel is the only sensible choice for maintaining batteries at full cost.
Small boats: The SM20 solar panel can maintain the battery absolutely charged when the boat is on the trailer or sitting at her slip. All batteries self-discharge, and a small panel can get rid of the issues due to dead batteries. The use of a panel to take care of a battery can be helpful on bigger boats which can be on a mooring. With out shore power, these (more…)