Articles and Tutorials

How Lightning Protection Works
Lightning can damage your electronics.  Learn how a MidNite Solar Surge Protector Device (SPD) can help reduce the damages.

Marine Turbulence and Wind Shear on a Boat installed Wind Generator
Turbulence And Wind Sheer should be factored into your wind turbine placement.

Marine Wind Generator Mast Absorbs Vibration
Learn more about e Marine's exclusive coating process that reduces vibration.

Marine Power Usage: How Much Power Do You Use?
Use our handy reference to determine your daily power usage aboard your boat.

Battery Isolators: Low Cost Is Not High Quality!
eMarine delves into the difference in cut rate isolators and Powerline Isolators.

Battery Maintenance 101
A primer on batteries, types of batteries, charging, equalization. A "how to" on battery maintenance.

Sizing your Marine Solar Systems
How to evaluate your power needs and size battery and solar requirements.

Marine Solar Panels For Boats, Sailboats and Yachts
A sail boater describes a need and a solution for solar panels.

Wind Energy vs Solar Energy. Which is best?
A discussion of the pros and cons on solar panels and wind generators and where each is best.

Vessel Energy Usage Estimator!
Calculate the total amp hours "At Sail" and "At Anchor" to determine the energy usage for your vessel.

How Do I Determine If A Wind Generator Is A Good Choice For Me?
The most important decision when considering wind power is determining whether or not your chosen site has enough wind to generate the power.