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Stick a few Tiki-torches in the rod holders and...



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Why don't you just hang one from your Bimini??!!

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That what I use but it 's not led.
You can get an LED replacement bulb for a Davis megalight here:

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Works very well. Brighter than original bulb, draws less power, still works with auto on/off. Very nice.
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How about a small oil lamp?

I assume it is for anchoring.

You can fill it with citranella(?) oil and it will keep the bugs away.

Uses no power.
That's what I use, except the oil is for a tikki torch. Lasts surprisingly long, and didn't blow out in a 15 knt breeze. I use it as my anchor light. Lash it to the backstay and end of the boom. I have a pic if you like. Cost is about $15 including shipping. Draws 0 amps.
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Unless you can remove the unit, I highly recommend you reconsider this flood light idea. It will slow you down!!! Your boat will sail like an old sandal!
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If you're looking for a light for when you are enjoying the evening in the cockpit, I recommend Weems and Plath Yacht Lamp. It provides more than just light, but atmosphere. And you can't beat its power consumption.

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Bebi electronics makes the Beka, which might work for you.
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Thank you guys...I really appreciate the ideas..some I like some I don't.

I will be at the Chicago sjhow next week and will look some more.

In the mean time, went to the Walmart...and had a blast..biught a whole bunch of camping led lights that will do the trick and I can remove off the boat!!

I like the idea of the lights in the comings!

I may just do that, too.

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