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Re: Best wind generator?

If you are very worried about what your life depends on and weŽre talking the carribean anyway, personally iŽd go for solar. No moving parts FTW !

What route are you gonna take from texas to panama btw ? As far as i know there is no ocean between those 2, only a puny little bit of caribean sea and gulf of mexico
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Arent WGs the first thing to go in a knockdown?
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Re: Best wind generator?

yes! solar in the Caribbean! Especially because one of the definitions of a good anchorage is one without a lot of wind. And, I might add, one where you dont have to anchor next to somebody with a pesky wind gen.
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Re: Best wind generator?

If I was installing a wind gen on my own boat it would be in this order:

#1 Eclectic Energy D400

#2 Superwind

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