A successful ocean passage on a small to midsize sailing vessel means keeping things as simple as possible. The Captain’s Guide to: Alternative Energy Afloat gives you the most detailed, up-to-date advice on marine solar, wind, and water power systems, to prepare your vessel for an ocean crossing while at the same time-saving money and ensuring a smaller footprint on Mother Nature.
Circumnavigator-author Bill Morris describes in detail the best options for reducing dependence on fossil fuels, minimizing battery usage, and enjoying a comfortable lifestyle on the water. He presents an array of electrical charging systems, power-saving electrical fixtures, and manual devices aimed at saving money on fuel, along with pointers on installation and maintenance.
PB 167 pages