A Canal boat battery is specifically designed to be continual ‘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 battery technologies used that each deliver increasing numbers of cycles and duration (time per cycle, which in turn equates to more hours ‘off grid’.
‘Standard Equipment’ is simply the electrical equipment supplied with the
narrowboat. ‘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).
annual weeks holiday.
it is critical that the battery is recharged immediately following your return from vacation. Leaving a canal boat 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.
vessel with added protection against gas combustion within the battery.