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Date Posted: - Saturday - 09/ 6/08 - 7:20pm
Author: Doug Wilson
Subject: Solar panels
In reply to: David R 's message, "Wind turbine and electrical systems" on - Friday - 09/ 5/08 - 9:46am

I have two 65 watt panels, on "Cactus Tree" seem to run my small reefer all day and anchor light all night fine. Use the laptop too, not a lot though.
Never considered wind, just a preference I guess. I'm looking at a wind generator on a Mariner 31 right now, it's on the top of the mizzen. Owners not around so can't ask about it.

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[> wind generator -- Steve M-32 #59, - Sunday - 09/ 7/08 - 10:59am

Putting one anywhere lower than the top of the mizzen would eliminate the ability to fly either a mizzen staysail or a main backstaysail (mule). Something to think about.


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