The pushpit rail was removed and extended by a loca.
Catalina 30 solar panels.
A bit of a departure from the normal uploads.
This method can also save the engine from being used just for charging.
This solar kit includes a 20 watt panel 14 x 22 3 4 in an aluminum frame.
This federal tax credit is a 30 credit on all qualified expenses to purchase and install solar panels and a solar system including any installation charges with no maximum limit for equipment placed in service after 2008.
Now includes a 10 watt panel twice the output of the previous version.
Getting the best solar panels for sailboats means choosing the right size and power for your boat.
2 70 watt flexible solar panels on a catalina 28 dodger custom 1 500 watt solar system by custom marine products flexible solar panels made in usa gallery of semi rigid marine solar panel installations.
This is not a how to video more a video of how i did it.
The charger sub panel i made from starboard 1 2 inch.
12 x 14 in a sturdy aluminum frame.
Solar tax incentive as long as there is a head galley and at least a bunk onboard and your boat is docked in the united states your vessel qualifies.
With the included quick release brackets and deck mounted.
But how much power will you need.
Mounted to any horizontal tube of the stern pulpit the solar panel can be rotated to match the angle of the sun.
I mounted the controller and dc sub panel on starboard so i can easily move it around the catalina 320 sailboat.
Solar panels offer the best way to charge boat batteries.
Sailing uses the power of the wind to move so why not use the power of the sun to charge your batteries.