Solar panels on F26 Hardtop

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Boppy
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Solar panels on F26 Hardtop

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Been spending these winter days in upstate NY thinking about adding 2 100 W solar panels to my hardtop along with proper sized charge controller to keep battery banks charged while away from the dock. Any thoughts or experience out there to share?

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Sail boaters do it all the time .
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Professional BoatBuilder has a good article on marine solar by Nigel Calder: https://www.proboat.com/2019/11/advance ... ard-solar/
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