Green Energy Afloat

To be truly self-sufficient, a cruising boat needs to use solar, wind and water energy to top up the battery bank  (published November 2016) In the first leg of our five year circumnavigation, we sailed and cruised from the East Coast of the U.S. to New Zealand via the Panama

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Sail Off the Grid

Solar, wind and water power for independent cruising  (published November 2012) As I sit and write on a charging laptop, the refrigerator compressor kicks on nearby, music fills the background, and I look up at the stereo, chartplotter, VHF, SSB and modem nestled neatly at the nav station. Underneath my

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