Category Archives: Electrical system

New Alternator, and Brightwork

After our return from Mexico, the sun shown every day on the San Francisco Bay, it seemed.  It was hard to appreciate the gravity of the California drought when all we saw was gorgeous weather. But the wind in the … Continue reading

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Some More Electrical Upgrades and Hull Work

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Rick’s electrical upgrades continued throughout this time.  By early September, he had completed his installation of a new, more powerful battery charger, and all the rerouting of cables and equipment that accompanied it: His next project is to upgrade the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend on the boat

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This was our first “free” weekend where we weren’t preparing the boat or ourselves for a US Sailing certification of some kind.  Finally, we could just do whatever we wanted to do!  We had some thoughts about joining Club Nautique … Continue reading

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Electrical System Upgrades

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After calculating the current demands for our anticipated list of electrical equipment when we take off for our extended cruising in 2014, we decided that we needed to upgrade our house electrical bank from the current 100 Ah capacity to around … Continue reading

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