SailNet Community - View Single Post - Running a portable generator at an angle of heel
View Single Post
Old 11-07-2012
Ferretchaser's Avatar
Ferretchaser Ferretchaser is offline
Owned by Velcro
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: On a Boat
Posts: 756
Thanks: 16
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Ferretchaser is on a distinguished road
Re: Running a portable generator at an angle of heel

I have a 2200 Honda powered inverter genny and only use it while on the hook or tied up in a slip. Can't use the shore power you have here as my stuff runns on 240v AC single phase. I would not use it while sailing as the oil in the sump would run to one side and leave the thing without lubrication. If you want a porta genny that you can use on the tilt, get a two stroke.


"Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."

Light travels faster than sound. That is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak!.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook