A Reason to Tilt, this season at least

Fortunately, this winter is being characterized by NOAA as having a 50-50 chance of being normal. The statisticians among you will chuckle, I’m sure.

However, that only offers partial comfort.  Plenty of 50-50 winters over the last 30 have required snow removal from the boat. Now, there are three square meters of solar panels lying flat and with a job to do. So I have gone ahead and fabricated, in prototype, the tilting arms I had intended and have elevated the starboard (north) side of the panels about 12 inches.

This should provide for snow melt and drainage [read: icicles].

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