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Living at anchor in the rain-11/13/22


After being in the yard for a week, we were ready to do some anchoring. Some nasty southerlies were coming in, and we had to find an anchorage to keep us safe. Luckily, a beautiful anchorage was at the top of the Ria de Vigo. It was nice being stuck in the boat, hiding from the rain and wind for a bit. For most of the week, it was only us and one other sailboat. The anchorage was surrounded by a curtain of trees and train tracks where if we got up early enough, we could hear it blowing its horn as it crossed a bridge.


It was also an excellent opportunity to put our power, energy consumption, and use to the test. As Mads explains in the video, with all the rain, we got a good idea of our needs and how far we could stretch our power. We are looking forward to warmer climates and the sun to see what our solar panels can do.


In the Video:

Fischer Panda Generator

Solar


Mads Tools:


Oscillating Multi-tool Tool

Bosch Circular Hand Saw

Bosch 150 Turbo Sander:

Bosch Drill and Impact Driver:

Makita Jigsaw:

Bosch Router:


Camera Gear:


Sony A7C:

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Lens:

Go Pro Hero 9:

Sony Z-V1:

Sony GP-VPT2BT Handgrip for Sony Z-V1:

Wireless Microphones:

Manfrotto 290 Xtra Aluminum Tripod:

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