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post #23 of Old 04-08-2019
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Re: Putting her away

Originally Posted by SanderO View Post
If you have solar why can't you turn the batts off and let a bilge pump wired directly to the batts drain the water? I realize keel stepped masts get water into the boat and that needs to be removed.

Deck stepped should have no leaks and may not need to leave the bilge pump on. Solar should keep the batts topped up.
If the boat gets hit by lightning your solar and bilge pumps are likely toast.

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