Join Date: Apr 2006
Thanked 156 Times in 153 Posts
Rep Power: 12
Alex, your English is certainly better than most of our Portugeuse. (G)
A flood light IS any light designed to cast light over a wide area, i.e. to flood that area with light. The problem with LEDs is that they typically cast a weak light over a wide area, or a strong light over a small area. LED nav lights may require several dozen LEDs in an array in order to get "strong" light over a wider area, so a good LED flood light could require dozens of LEDs as well. Which would either make it expensive--or junk.
Would installing several (4? 6?) recessed LED fixtures in the cockpit coaming do the job for you? That still wouldn't be a flood light, but it might give comfortable illumination without getting in the way of anything. There are plenty of recessed or flush fit LED lights sold for use in cabins, some more water-resistant than others.
There are also LED versions of the traditional Coleman lantern that use a large array of white LEDs, pretty reasonably priced because there is a mass market for them. That would work as a cockpit light--and since they have their own batteries as well as 12v adapters, it could be used in the cabin, ashore, etc. as well. A reasonably simple cost-effective solution, just hang it on the boom or pole of cockpit floor, as needed.