Equalizing Batteries, The Reality

Chapter 6 of 12 in the Online Book Battery Installation & Maintenance (Second Edition)

JHH5-12590 Fully charging your batteries after each discharge on a liveaboard cruising sailboat is simply not practical. Instead, most of us will cycle our batteries between 50 and 80% of their capacity. The bad news is that this will, as we detail in chapter 2, ruin your lead-acid batteries (regardless of type) in a distressingly short time, due to sulfation.

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