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post #17 of Old 11-09-2012
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Re: How Expensive is the Virgin Islands to Live on Board ?

Originally Posted by Zanshin View Post
.....or the genset (1 hour every 3 days for battery charging and making water)......

Wow, those new Jeanneaus must be pretty darn efficient. If I go sailing and run all the nav/radio equip, etc, I have to recharge every 24 hrs. I might get away with 48 hrs if I'm very frugal with power and don't sail. I only have 400amp house bank, however.

How much water can you make in an hour? The OP might also benefit from understand the care and maintenance responsibilities for for watermaker and the "use it or lose it" concept too.

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