Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show

Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show is one of the West Coast's premier shows, featuring new sail and cruising power boats, gear, hardware, seminars, and interactive workshops.

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Planning a Solar Power Installation on Your Boat?

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Time: 2:15pm - 3:15pm

Location: Craneway Seminar Pavilion

Cost: Free

Speaker: Patrik Swanljung

Solar panels have been fitted on pleasure boats for quite some time, yet there is still a lot of confusion regarding what realistically can be expected from them.  This seminar will cover how to dimension your installation, selecting the type of panels, and where and how to install them.  We will also cover factors affecting durability and power output in marine applications, like weather, rough seas, salt water and shadow issues.  Finally, a solar installation requires regulating the charge and considering battery types.

 

Seminar Speaker

Patrik Swanljung

Patrik grew up sailing (His mother put him under a sail to sleep as a baby!). A trained scientist, Patrik holds a PhD from the Royal University in Stockholm, several patents, and has 30 years experience in medical technology. In 2001, Patrik got the chance combine his experience and his love of sea when he….

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