Only recently has LED technology advanced to the point of offering brightness and reliability that meets or exceeds that of traditional bulbs and at an affordable price. Cruising mariners know that cabin lighting can consume a significant amount of electrical energy. Fortunately, cabin lighting is simple and relatively inexpensive to modify to achieve energy savings; simply change the bulb.
Advantages of LED lamps include:
Thomas Trimmer has been cruising with his Ericson 38 sailboat on the Great Lakes for over 20 years. He has pioneered the use of solar energy for wilderness cruising. He is continually designing and building equipment to simplify and enhance the cruising experience.