Unless you've gone to great lengths to mount & secure rigid aluminum frame solar panels they will likely need to come off and get stowed below in rough weather while at sea.
One huge benefit of the Solbian panel, over a rigid panel, is that it stows neatly underneath a berth mattress. It stows so flat you won't even know it is under there and does not impact sleeping on it.
With a rigid aluminum frame panel the last thing you want are the sharp edges gouging up your woodwork or a 40 pound panel flying around the cabin in rough seas. This is not an issue with a lightweight Solbian panel.
Where's The Panel?
The 125W Solbian panel is under this berth mattress hidden, out of sight and protected from gouging up woodwork.. I laid down in the aft cabin and was unable to tell it was even there. This is one great unadvertised benefit of the Solbian panels.
Purchasing Solbian Panels:
After numerous requests from readers asking to buy these panels from me I have finally become a Solbian & Genasun dealer. If you are interested in purchasing a Solbian Solar panel or Genasun MPPT controller please drop me an email and I will get you pricing, availability and shipping costs.
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