My friends Trevor and Mel arrived at oh-dark-hundred on Sunday morning. I was sound asleep and Moonshadow was tied to the marina at Port Denerau. Their three-hour flight from Auckland had been delayed by about sixteen hours but it didn’t seem to dampen their enthusiasm to get underway later that morning on our cruise to Savusavu.
January 19, 2002 - Cruising in the Hauraki Gulf
From Christmas day though the first week of the New Year, Auckland seems to roll up its sidewalks and shut off the lights. If you have a boat, or know someone who does, you are most likely to be out cruising around in the spectacular islands [...]
What type do you use (manufacturer and design)? How many amp hours? How often do you charge and at what voltage? What kind of voltage regulator do you use? How old are the batteries? How many cycles do you expect before they die? To what level do you normally allow them to drop before charging?