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Re: Battery Sizing - am I crazy?

This gives me a chance to tell a sea story. I spent a total of eight months in the Bahamas on three separate cruises. I never had more than two twelve volt Group 27 batteries - one for starting and the other for use as a house battery. My main charging source was a 50 watt solar panel. As long as I had a spare battery I knew I could start the diesel. No refrigeration of course. I relied on the local bars for cold refreshment and conversation. I was young (relatively) and foolish and had some of the best experiences of my life. Thanks. Steve S.

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