Renewable Energy on a Boat Spinal Injury on Atlantic Crossing 2 days ago   07:31

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Ever thought about renewable energy on a boat? We hope you are following along with our "Sailing Basics Guide" https://www.sailing-lavagabonde.com/guide
In this video we do a quick "energy budget" and discuss lithium batteries, solar power, hydro generators and what we have learned about minimising our day to day output. This leads onto what this has taught us about trying to consume less in general having lived on the ocean for the last 5 years.
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Comments 714 Comments

Rory Boyes
It might be worth considering solar battery banks for your phones, not sure of efficiency but worth a look I guess :)
SanchezMas
What brand solar panel do you use for your sailboat ? Thank you 🙏🏻
Aaron Kent
I do outback photography with two fridges (one fridge and one freezer). I have two wine bladders with a little water in them that I place on top for extra insulation, as the fridges empty I fill the bladders to fill in the empty space. A full fridge is more efficient than an empty one concept. I also put full water bottles in the freezer as it empties and then transfer one to the fridge in the morning and put it back in the freezer in the afternoon to freeze again.
Other than that, yes agree with others, I converted all my 240v to 12v chargers so I am not bumping 12v to 240v using the inverter just for the powerpack to turn back to 12v..
terry huffman
Have you ever thought about wind power?
Michael Vu
How come not utilising wind energy whilst anchored or sailing?
X X
Get 6 x 360 watt solar panels and appropriate battery capacity.... You'll have more electricity than you'll know what to do with...
Treeziu
Is it possible to install additional solar cells or a wind turbine? Superwind 350, developed by two sailing engineers link --> https://www.shipshop.de/produkte/energie-an-bord/windgeneratoren/superwind-350/
Rhian Taylor
Do you have a video on your communications solution(s), i.e. between calling family and uploading video when you are in the middle of the ocean, you must have a plan.
joe novelozo
2:17 wtf? two crazies lol hilarious
Jamie Lancaster
Shower? You’ve got the biggest bath tub (ocean) to get clean in.
Luca Maddalena
I just got to know you guys. I build PC and hackintosh. In terms of efficiency, Final Cut Pro and even Da Vinci are faster and more efficiente compared to Premiere...:D Thanks for the amazing content...
Stephen Grant
Is there a gas option for the fridges?
Brian Miller
Just catching up... I became a fan about a week or so ago. Im a Quantitative Strategist( Design Trading & Investing models for Hdgfunds/investors/etc), so the shows been playing in the background ever since, as I work... This show, and your obvious joy has given me an interest in sailing, possibly to purchase a cat next yr, and a HUGE THANK YOU for offering such quality content. As a consumer, Ill soon do my part in helping to support your quests+journey's+content.... Due to my Electrical Eng background, have you considered adding a small wind turbine/generator? It may help balance the times when solar output is a bit inefficient.. Im sure you are asked frequently, but what would be your optimal Cat len-size for comfortable transoceanic travel, for 2-4 people? Maybe I havent hit that episode yet...:) Any rate, thanks again, & Cheers
vovhund007
An amp is not a unit of energy that can be stored in a battery. I is a unit of current. What you are referring to, is an amp/hour. :)
Let's say you have a battery capacity of 10 amp/hours then you would be able to draw 1 amp for 10 hours or 10 amps for one hour. :)
frodev
you gotta measure your power in watts guys for transparency. Otherwise great video :) 👍🏼
DURO
This is amazing
robert miller
why no wind charger ?
shawn Taylor
How did you determine how much energy each of the items you listed used?
bc jams
How many house batteries does the outremer have on board. I think i see a place to add 4 more..2 in hull right by the dagger boards but i cant find out how many are already there. ( not including the engine starter batts
Phil Harper
Talk to Ocean Volt about converting to electric drives, be done with that diesel!
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Spinal Injury on Atlantic Crossing Renewable Energy on a Boat 2 days ago   15:33

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We prepare for the Atlantic Crossing in the Canary Islands and set sail in the pouring rain. We'd done nearly everything that needed to be done before we left and spirits were high as we lost sight of land... until something terrible happened.

Song Credits:
00:11 Mimi Gilbert - A Thousand Smiles - https://www.open.spotify.com/artist/6rl4JbCz1pnZUksvA1im9P
00:46 Becoming Me - Taji - https://www.tajimusic.com
02:47 Hudson - Friends of the Bog -https://www.open.spotify.com/artist/0FUeUAsAEPDLfbj7L0PoaD
05:32 Lilac - Alnilam - https://www.alnilamband.com
07:46 The Pedestrian - Mute Chior - https://www.facebook.com/mutechoir
10:19 Michael Dunstan - Home - http://spoti.fi/2D8YGao
11:52 Castaway - Liam Wright - https://www.liamwrightmusic.com.au/
13:25 Casanovas - James Walker - http://www.facebook.com/JamesWalkerMusic
15:12 Morning Bear - Despise - http://www.morningbearofficial.com

Videos made by Elayna, starring Riley!!
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Don't forget to like us on Facebook!
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Want the chance to come aboard/unseen footage privileges? Please become a Patron and support our production!
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Download Elaynas album here!
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Pick up some official La Vaga merch and help support our journey!
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Subscribe to our new sexy website for blog posts and updates!
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Follow us on Twitter!
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Like Elaynas Music page on the book!
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FAQ
What cameras do we use?
BIG CAMERA: http://amzn.to/1t6fAfY
OTHER BIG CAMERA: http://amzn.to/2rybQE2
HANDY CAM: http://amzn.to/25KvT0x
GOPRO: http://amzn.to/1t6haPc
DRONE: http://amzn.to/2ooXPLs
SELFIE STICK: http://bit.ly/Spivostick
What software do we use?
Premiere Pro
Predict Wind http://bit.ly/PredictWindNZ

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