Category: Electric systems

16/06/2024

Fridge on board. All you need to know

We teach you step by step how to improve, maintain and repair your refrigerator in the face of the most common problems that you will encounter. In this video we will learn the basic operation of a refrigerator, the different options we have in portable and fixed refrigerators to be able to have cold food and drinks on board. Including some options, such as the […]

25/04/2024

Low cost remote control for your anchor windlass

Greatings sailors, Today we are going to install a remote control for our anchor windlass. When I bought my boat, luckily, it already had an electric windlass to raise and lower the anchor. Truth be told, it is very convenient when anchoring and also it allows you to have many meters of chain to release and collect comfortably. In most common installations, the electric windlasses […]

19/04/2024

Chinese Lifepo4 batteries

We test the Chinese batteries of Lifepo4, we see their advantages and inconveniences and submit them to some very special tests. Specifically, we tested the 12V and 200Ah Sanfou battery, teaching you step by step how to make their installation and how to modify the chargers so that they are simultaneously compatible with traditional lead batteries and Lifepo4 with a cheap and ingenious invention.All this, […]

05/04/2024

Rigid vs flexible Solar Panels. Which is the best option

What type of solar panels are the most efficient? Rigid or Flexible? We will explore every crucial aspect you should consider when choosing between rigid and flexible solar panels. We will meticulously analyze its performance, durability, weight and efficiency, giving you a clear perspective on which one best suits your specific needs. Additionally, we will take you step-by-step through a detailed installation process aboard a […]

24/11/2023

Simple electrical installation for a camper van or small boat

We teach you step by step how to carry out a very simple and economical electrical installation, to be able to give all the comforts to your camper vehicle or small boat.The video is specially designed for vehicles that only have one battery and you are considering adding a service battery, or you are thinking of buying an inverter to be able to have appliances […]

22/09/2023

How to install a wind turbine

Today we are going to see something really useful, we are going to see how easy it can be to install a wind turbine yourself. Whether to charge the batteries of our boat, caravan, cabin in the middle of the mountains, house or nuclear shelter.A wind turbine will allow us to generate energy with the force of the wind, a great complement to solar panels, […]