How to Choose a Solar Panel System for your Sailboat, RV, or Home, without being an Electrician!

How to Choose a Solar Panel System for your Sailboat, RV, or Home, without being an Electrician!

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Generating your own electricity from renewable sources like photovoltaic panels is nothing new; consumer solar panel systems have been around for quite some time now and have come a long way in the past two decades. What used to be a huge financial investment with a long payback of up to ten years and “professional installers” has developed into a …

Sailboat Restoration - SV Empress - Upgrading our V-Berth Mattress

Sailboat Restoration with S/V Empress – Upgrading our V-Berth Mattress!

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This article is all about our mission to get a good night’s sleep aboard on our live aboard cruising sailboat, SV Empress, by replacing the thin old cushions with a king size, 10-inch thick luxury memory foam mattress from LULL. At the end of this article, you can watch the video showing exactly how we did it! How to Upgrade …

Sailing SV Empress - How we Bought our Dream Live-aboard Sailboat!

Sailing SV Empress – How we Bought our Dream Live-aboard Sailboat!

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In the middle of the sweltering afternoon heat of the South Florida Keys, we stood and watched nervously as our long-envisioned dream started to rise up out of the water. Empress had been sitting in the water for a little over two years and we had no idea what we might find when we finally lifted her out. Our new sailboat, …