Estimated 10 years’ life from batteries

Old Nick Leoch

Leoch batteries have been installed on the narrowboat Old Nick, built by Rob Howdle at OrtoMarine.

The move to go electric by owner Paul Sumpner led to 24 x 2V LC-800 batteries from Leoch Battery UK being installed.

“I figured we will probably do no more than 300 days cruising a year and it will be rare that we get as low as 60% depth of discharge so, by my estimations, we should get a minimum of 10 years life out of the LC2 batteries,” said Paul.

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