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post #13 of Old 01-29-2013
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Re: Fuel Cell

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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
The more I think about these, the more they make a lot of sense for a serious passagemaker afterall. You would have longer legs with solar/wind, but in serious storms, you run the risk of losing either. What an incredible comfort knowing you can recharge without the panel or windmill that was just torn off the boat.
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Another point that impresses me is the size and weight. The largest of the marine units is about half the size of a small microwave, and weights 17-ish lb. Who can't fit one of those (or even two, for redundancy) aboard?

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