Originally Posted by ctsbillc
There are auto trackers, but that's getting complicated again. For a new installation
, the ability to point may be good, depending on where the panels are.
What about some sort of hinge so that you could lift
one side up to face in a more sunward direction? Edge clamps could be used for locking down for transit or rough weather
There is an awful lot of 12V kit for caravans/RVs including 12V fridges and kettles
Maplin> 12v kettle
I have read that non-marine invertors are best avoided - something to do with ground wires and galvanic problems, but there does seem to be a lot of "domestic" kit design for 12V. Getting those batteries charged up fully seems to be a high priority!
I presume that a small wind
turbine could also be added and run at the same time as the solar panels
Mid Range Marine Wind Turbine Kit - WAS £850.00 NOW £799.99
I'm adding all this to the "boat project