The fridge is always one of the most power hungry items on a sailboat. Mine was no exception, and never seemed to get things as cold as I wanted. The Stainless Lobster Fridge Optimizer cut my power usage in half and kept things cooler than ever before.
A month or so ago we had some brazen trespassers at our family cabin in Eastern Washington. Being the tech in the family, and having already deployed several Dropcams and a SmartThings home system, I decided to add some more camera coverage and wifi around the property so we can make sure
This weekend I am replacing all three batteries on the boat as a result of damage from a crappy battery charger. I’m taking the opportunity to replace all of the old battery wires, simplify things, and add some redundancy, which I’ll hopefully post about here later. In redesigning the battery
Yesterday I made a trip down to the sailboat to do a few things, and when I arrived, I noticed that I didn’t have any shore power. Additionally, the main A/C breaker panel indicated a reverse polarity situation. I immediately disconnected the A/C panel from shore power via the breaker,