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SYSTEMS

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EXAMPLES

The wind in your sails for the day

Sailing profile

What can be better than a nice day’s sailing on the water? Relaxed after so much fresh

air you head back to the harbour at the end of the day. Onboard you have the basic

facilities, with the option to watch TV, listen to music, chill the white wine and charge

your laptop or mobile phone.

Application

40-50 ft sailing yacht

Use

Extensive trips

Details

Normal onboard facilities

Energy consumption

DESCRIPTION

POWER

NUMBER X POWER X TIME

DAILY CONSUMPTION

Daily AC consumers (on inverter)

Coffee machine

1000 W 1 x 1000 watt x 15 minutes

= 0.250 kWh

Laptop

30 W

1 x 30 watt x 1 hour

= 0.030 kWh

Phone/tablet charger

20 W

2 x 20 watt x 3 hours

= 0.120 kWh

Hair dryer

1500 W 1 x 1500 watt x 15 minutes

= 0.375 kWh

Daily DC consumers

Hifi installation

50 W

1 x 50 watt x 3 hours

= 0.150 kWh

Interior lighting

20 W

4 x 20 watt x 3 hours

= 0.240 kWh

Navigation electronics

20 W 4 x 20 watt x 24 hours

= 1.920 kWh

Navigation deck lights

20 W

2 x 20 watt x 8 hours

= 0.320 kWh

Refrigerator

50 W 1 x 10 watt* x 24 hours

= 0.240 kWh

Navigation displays

40 W

1 x 40 watt x 8 hours

= 0.320 kWh

Total AC and DC consumers

= 3.965 kWh

* The refrigerator runs for 1/5 of the time, resulting in an average of 10 watt.

The basics

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As compact and lightweight is important, a combined inverter/charger has been

selected.

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Simple operation via touchscreen control panel.

20 ft

10 ft

40 ft

30 ft

50 ft

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