As inflation and energy prices continue to rise, more and more people are looking into solar power as an affordable and renewable energy source.

One way people are taking advantage of solar is with solar generators.

Archimedes famously said “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.”

Solar is like that, you can run anything if you have a big enough system. But it can be hard to estimate how big that system needs to be when it comes to solar, and that’s where we come in. Here’s what you need to know about running your yacht with a solar generator.

Yes, as an example the Silent-yacht 17 yacht draws 17 watts of power per hour of use. This means a larger solar generator like the Jackery 2000 can power it for 7 minutes on a full charge. Use our calculator on this page to estimate more or different devices.

To answer that question concisely we had to make a lot of assumptions. We chose the Silent-yacht yacht because it’s the smallest solar yacht having zero emissions and noiseless cruising. This also assumes that the generator is not running anything else simultaneously.

Other devices will have different energy consumption characteristics, but this gives you a good idea.

How Long Can a Solar Generator Power My Yacht?

This really depends on which solar generator you have, but as noted, a larger unit like the Jackery 2000 can power it for 7 minutes on a full charge.

Use the calculator on this page to estimate which Jackery model is suitable for the devices you enter.

Assuming we stick with the Silent-yacht yacht as an example, below are the answers for several different models of Jackery solar generators. They are listed from larger to smaller capacity so you can see how they vary.

## Jackery Models Powering Your Yacht (Examples)

How Long Can a Jackery 1500 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 1500 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 5 minutes on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 1000 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 1000 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 3 minutes on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 880 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 880 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 3 minutes on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 550 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 550 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 500 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 500 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 300 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 300 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 290 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 290 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 240 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 240 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 0 minutes on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

How Long Can a Jackery 160 Power My Yacht?

The Jackery 160 can power the Silent 60 yacht for 0 minutes on a full charge. Use the calculator on this page to estimate other devices. This assumes no other devices are drawing power from the generator.

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## Summary of Jackery Solar Generator Models Powering Yacht

Jackery Solar Generator Models | How Long Can It Power Your Yacht? |

Jackery 2000 | 7 minutes on a full charge |

Jackery 1500 | Silent 60 yacht for 5 minutes on a full charge |

Jackery 1000 | Silent 60 yacht for 3 minutes on a full charge |

Jackery 880 | Silent 60 yacht for 3 minutes on a full charge |

Jackery 550 | Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge |

Jackery 500 | Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge |

Jackery 300 | Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge |

Jackery 290 | Silent 60 yacht for 1 minute on a full charge |

Jackery 240 | Silent 60 yacht for 0 minutes on a full charge |

Jackery 160 | Silent 60 yacht for 0 minutes on a full charge |