Re: solar panel
We had a boat neighbour years back that bought a whole array of solar panels from CT... they ran 12V devices but didn't put out enough voltage to actually charge a 12V bank.. so check the output voltages & other specs carefully...
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)