Marine & Marine Plus Batteries | Platinum International Limited
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Marine Battery 'Cycling'

A Marine battery is specifically designed to be continually ‘cycled’. This means that energy is taken out (discharged) and then energy put back in to the battery (recharged), via a battery charger or during ‘hook up’ at a marina. There are three different Marine battery technologies used that each deliver increasing numbers of cycles and duration (time) per cycle, which in turn equates to more Marine hours ‘off grid’.

The Platinum Marine and Marine Plus range are Marine batteries designed for the ‘Marine Explorer’.

The Platinum AGM range best suits the ‘Regular Canal/Lake Navigator’ and delivers up to 5 times longer life and up to 3 times faster recharge capabilities than the standard Marine range.

The Trojan AGM or GEL deep cycle ranges are best suited to the ‘Open Water Explorer’ and both deliver up to 10 times longer service life and up to 5 times faster recharge than a standard vented Marine battery.

Electrical Usage

Understanding your electrical usage is critical to selecting the right battery.

‘Standard Equipment’ is simply the electrical equipment supplied with the
Marine vessel. ‘Additional Equipment’ refers to those electrical items brought in to the vessel for use during your vacation (portable DVD player, laptop/tablet, kitchen appliances etc).Having defined your electrical equipment, you can then determine the electrical usage during your Marine break. In simple terms, we classify this usage as either ‘low, ‘medium’ or ‘high’.

For example, if you spend very little time in your cabin preferring the ‘back to nature’ type of Marine break, the Platinum Marine or Marine Plus range
is the perfect choice.

If, however, your group must have their homely ‘creature comforts’ at all hours of the day and night, then the Platinum AGM, Trojan AGM or Trojan GEL is best suited.

Duration of Break
The duration of your Marine pursuit is another key consideration. The
Platinum Marine or Marine Plus range is best suited to the Marine enthusiasts venturing out for weekend breaks or an annual weeks holiday. The Platinum AGM, Trojan AGM and Trojan GEL ranges are perfect for the longer open water adventures around the UK or Europe.
Berth of Your Vessel
The size (berth) of your Marine vessel and standard onboard electrical equipment determines which battery is best suited to your needs. For example, a 2 to 4 berth vessel will be best suited to the Platinum Marine & Marine Plus range, whereas a 6 berth Yacht will require either the Trojan AGM or Trojan GEL range.
Frequency of Use
Another variable to consider is how frequently the Marine battery is used in the Marine application. For example, if you are using your Narrowboat or Yacht on a daily basis you will put more demands on the battery compared to if you are simply using it for the occasional Marine vacation.
Hook Up

The distance travelled is a key consideration when selecting your Marine battery, as there will be constant usage of the battery. For example, if you are travelling under 10 miles, the Platinum Marine battery is perfect, if, however, you are more likely to travel 10-20 miles on your Marine pursuit, the Platinum Marine Plus battery would be better suited.

Similarly, if you are looking to venture a little further each day, 30 – 40 miles, the Platinum AGM or Trojan Vented batteries will be better suited as they will power you for longer.

Finally, if you are travelling over 50 miles, then we highly recommend the Trojan Gel and AGM batteries, which will provide you portable power for longer.

Battery Charging
Marine batteries are specifically designed to be cycled and, therefore, it is critical that the battery is recharged immediately following your return from vacation. Leaving a Marine battery in a discharged state for any length of time will cause damage to the battery, which in turn will result in premature failure or greatly reduced product life.
Comprehensive Range
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Comprehensive range of genuine marine batteries giving a choice of power
and service life to suit any level of spend!
State Of Charge Indicator
Easy to use visual indicator to check the battery’s charge and acid levels
Unique Thick-Grid Plate Technology With Glass Fibre Separators
Increases electrical capacity and deep-cycle capability
Labyrinth Lid Technology And Spark Arrestor
Allows emissions to be safely exhausted externally from your Marine vessel with added protection against gas combustion within the battery
Sealed Dual Post and Low Box Options Available
For applications where multiple battery connections are required or where the fitment location of the battery is restricted
Warranty
The entire range of Platinum Marine batteries comes with a 2-year warranty as standard (conditions apply).
PLATINUM Brand Name
Synonymous with premium quality and the very best performance, giving the consumer complete confidence in the product.
120 CYCLES

For more information on the Platinum Marine range please contact our team today!