Stus-List Shore Power at a Slip

Gary Russell captngaryr at gmail.com
Fri May 31 11:07:34 EDT 2019


Hi Edd,
     I always kept the refrigeration and charger up and running all the
time.  The biggest risk is if the shore power ground is not a the same
potential as the water, then you can eat zincs like crazy.  You should have
a galvanic isolator on you boat to protect the zincs.

Gary
S/V Kaylarah
'90 C&C 37+
East Greenwich, RI, USA
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On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 11:03 AM Edd Schillay via CnC-List <
cnc-list at cnc-list.com> wrote:

> Listers,
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> The Enterprise will soon be moving to a full-time slip location — a first
> in my boating history. So, a question for all of your slip owners out there
> with shore power:
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> Do you keep your shore power connected, your charger running, your 12V
> system on, fridge and other accessories on at all times, even if you’ll be
> away from the boat for a length of time?
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> Are there any negatives associated with doing that? I’m used to a mooring
> where everything is shut down when you leave the boat.
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> All the best,
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> Edd
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> Edd M. Schillay
> Captain of the Starship Enterprise
> C&C 37+ | Sail No: NCC-1701-B
> City Island Yacht Club | City Island, NY
> Venice Yacht Club | Venice, FL
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