Electrical Systems

Electrical System

The AC/DC electrical system is designed for redundant backup and international operation. MOKEN is primarily a 24 volt DC and 220 volt AC 50 Hz boat.

  • 12,000W toroidal isolation transformer accepts 120/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz shore power.
  • Marinco stainless steel 50 Amp 125/250 VAC power inlet and heavy duty Marinco 50 Amp 125/250 volt, 50 foot yellow shore power cord with various adaptors.
  • Internally, the boat is wired for dual 110/220 VAC system for worldwide use.
  • All systems are isolated by vapour proof Blue Sea master switches.
  • Shore power master breaker is GFI (RCI) type for safety.
  • All wiring is multi-strand tinned copper boat cable.
  • Wire runs in conduit, and all runs with the exception of the bilge pumps, are located as far above the waterline as possible.
  • All wire runs including those along the sheer are easily accessible.
  • Lightning protection system.
  • 16 zinc’s on hull, standard size, bolted, not welded.
  • Two Victron DC-DC converters (60A) for 12 VDC electronics.
  • 24 VDC, 110 VAC & 220 VAC systems all independently monitored.
  • Carling switches/circuit breakers throughout.
  • Numerous 24 VDC, 12 VDC, 110 VAC and 220 VAC outlets.

Batteries & Charging

MOKEN has an extra large battery bank, which can be kept charged by solar and wind in addition to the generator and main engine.

  • Eight Fullriver DC260-12 batteries for a total of 24 VDC/1040 AH house battery bank. New in October 2018.
  • Two Optima® Bluetop® 34M main engine start batteries.
  • One Optima® Bluetop® 34M generator start battery.
  • Start/House battery parallel system-start the main engine from house battery bank if required.
  • Dual Victron MultiPlus 3kVA inverter/chargers.
  • Victron Digital Multi Control panel to remotely set the shore current, read out the system status and to turn on and off the MultiPlus 3kVA inverter/chargers.
  • Victron Centaur 24/100 charger for the house battery bank.
  • Victron Centaur 12/40 charger for the genset start battery.
  • Victron BMV-702 battery monitor with remote temperature sensor to monitor charging of the house and main engine start banks.
  • Four 200-watt solar panels and Outback FLEXmax 80 MPPT charge controller with Outback MATE2 remote system controller and display.
  • Eclectic Energy D400 24 volt wind generator.

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