The two new solar panels have shown up. They are the same width and a foot longer then the 80 Watt panel mounted on Ava, but they are 165 Watts each. The efficiency of these amazing devices just keeps getting better. 330 Watts should be a good start to becoming self sufficient for extended trips off the dock. Now to mount them.
It’s been quite a winter for us in the PNW. Multiple snow events, covering the main travel routes through Oregon and Washington, are something I haven’t seen before. It’s been windy, cold and wet. Though I enjoy the winter, I’m ready for spring please.
Odyssey’s haul out is scheduled for a little over three weeks from now. Her cutlass bearing needs to be replaced and the bottom paint refreshed. It will be a chunk of change but should keep her in the water for the next few years.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.