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Marine Batteries: Types

Submitted by Ozzypower1 on Mon, 11/28/2022 - 11:28

Marine batteries are made specifically for use on boats and feature thicker plates and sturdy construction to withstand the vibration and pounding that can happen on any powerboat. The fact that marine batteries are typically more expensive than car batteries may tempt some boat owners to buy an auto battery rather than a marine battery. Don't choose that bad option. An auto battery in a boat won't last as long or be as dependable as a marine battery.

Marine Battery Charging

Submitted by Ozzypower1 on Mon, 11/21/2022 - 23:26

The majority of us are aware that the batteries included when purchasing a new or used boat may not always be of the highest caliber. We don't give them much thought if they appear to perform their function. However, in hotter regions, ordinary heat is a battery's worst enemy and can significantly reduce its lifespan. How the battery is treated during this time is also crucial to extending its life in regions of the country where we are required to store boats for the winter.

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