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Old 11-19-2012
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Re: Battery Sizing - am I crazy?

Originally Posted by chartscharts View Post

My sailing habits are almost exclusively day sailing. 2-3 times a year (on good years) I'll take it out for an overnight.
Ummm.... I don't think you have too much battery capacity, I think you're just not sailing enough! Sail more and stay out longer and then you'll need the batteries!

Drastically downsizing your bank sounds like a very good idea. Just make sure to have 2 separate batteries: one starter style and one deep cycle. I think just about any size and brand would work from group 24 up based on your modest needs.

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