Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Gig Harbor, WA
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It's my belief that cruising is what the individual sailor wants it to be and THAT's the joy of cruising. There are as many different ways to cruise as there are personalities on boats.
To each their own. Some like generators and some don't. I don't need AC so I can get along just fine without a generator, but a small Honda wouldn't be bad for recharging batteries. We can sail all year around here but except for the middle of the Summer would have a hard time generating enough power to keep the batteries topped off with just solar panels and not enough steady wind for wind generators. So, if some have a certain amount of disdain for generators, fine. Just don't expect everyone else to share it.
M/V Kinship, North Pacific 43
S/V Legacy, Catalina 400 MkII, Hull #328