Originally Posted by Minnewaska
Best way to manage the iPad battery is to install a DC plug in the cockpit, or better yet, a USB power port. Both are very inexpensive.
Thanks Minn. Do you mean something like this?
That's my plan if it looks like the iPad is worth it. I've only used it for one season so far. To be honest, near the end of our summer sailing last year I had reverted to using the iPad very little, in favour of our little handheld.