Offshore Energy Management

Duration: 1.5 Hours
Date: Thursday February 28 at 20:00 Eastern
Instructor: Bob Williams
Course Fee: $35 - SSCA Members / $45 - Non Members
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The live webinar will last approximately one  hour and will include plenty of time for a question and answer session. You will need Internet access to participate in this live session.



Bob will present an overview of power management offshore. There will be a dialogue with graphics, photos and diagram examples of system configurations. This seminar will focus is on 3 principal considerations in balancing energy needs; energy production, energy storage, and efficient energy consumption. This includes examples and characteristics of types of batteries, alternators, solar PV, wind turbines and appropriate regulation. Examples of buying for efficiency are included in the discussion.  You’ll be shown lots of photos and graphs showing examples of effective system design as well as common system design flaws found in the industry.


Bob Williams is the owner of SALT Services Inc. This is what some of Bob's friends have to say about SALT:

“After knowing Bob Williams for over 25 year, I recently had the opportunity to attend a SALT seminar.... Bob presented current options for energy systems design that I found to be a valuable education for boat builders and serious cruisers. .... he simplified the complicated. “  ~  Ted Irwin - Designer, boat builder - Irwin Yachts “

“Rarely will you find a person with Bob’s technical knowledge, mechanical competence, nautical professionalism and capacity to communicate”. 
John Otterbacher,  Author  - Sailing Grace

"I knew my unique voyage demanded 110% of quality and excellence in equipment.  I came to realize that quality and excellence in people is what assured my successful voyage.  SALT reflects the founder's personal integrity and high values.  It was a pleasure dealing with SALT."
~ Hugo Vihlen, Author - Stormy Voyage of Fathers Day

"Over the years I have enjoyed working with SALT, both with unusual boat refrigeration installations and seeking technical information and assistance with my books."
~ Nigel Calder, Author - Boat Owner Mechanical and Electrical Manual

"SALT's technical expertise with our custom projects, production yachts, and books has been invaluable.  There is simply nobody better in the industry at thinking through the issues involved in creating an efficient cruising vessel."
Steve Dashew, Author - Offshore Cruising Encyclopedia

"SALT cares about their customers, and provides them with systems that are appropriate and well integrated."
~ Kevin Jeffrey, Author - Multihull Guide to the Best Cruising Catamarans