Upgrading our onboard refrigeration

This project came up when we realized that the main energy draw from our service batteries was used to keep the beer cold. We noticed that the freezer refrigeration compressor was working 24 hours a day without stoping at any point. At that time we w ...

Vela Nautica goes Lithium Episode 2

I know, I know, this Episode is a bit dry. It´s about boat works again. But we got many requests for more detailed description about the setup of our Lithium batteries. That power Vela Nautica and provide electric comfort even when we anchor.So its more ...

Vela Nautica goes lithium

We are going to switch Vela Nautica to lithium power! There are some very obvious points that convinced us to switch Vela Nautica to lithium power and abandon our old lead acid batterie system. charging efficency is near 100%significant reduction o ...

Visit welding workshop

finaly our sternarch project comes close to its end. Today, Bruno our welder, called and asked us to join him in his workshop to discuss final aspects of the sternarch design. After many month of waiting and delays we got something to lay our hand ...