The right battery maintenance can significantly extend your battery life – and save you from costly downtime and premature failure. Here are some of the keys to safe and effective battery maintenance.
What is Depth of Discharge? DOD refers to how much of a battery’s capacity has been used. For instance, a battery that has been drained 30% has a 30% DOD, and 70% of its capacity remains.
Nobody wants to start the spring boating season with a dead battery. It’s time-consuming and expensive – and let’s face it, you’d rather spend that time on the water. Follow this simple checklist to winterize your boat batteries – and be sure they’re ready for a great spring startup: