Having pondered fitting some solar courtesy lights for some time and receiving advice from Shaun, another Piper owner, I decided that with winter approaching it was time to act.
Unfortunately the lights that Shaun recommended were not in stock so I finally plumped for a couple of Juslit 74 LED lights, 600 lumens, from Amazon. They are motion activated, can be switched to either off, 50% illumination or 100% illumination. After a few days use, we now know that the 50% illumination level is perfectly adequate. The unit is waterproof, heat-resistant and frost-resistant. It is compact ( 6″ x 4″) and is activated from about 20 ft away within a 120° arc. The light has a 270° arc.
As I wanted to attach them on the steel part of our wheelhouse, I purchased some 10mm dia x 2mm Neodymium magnets with 1kg pull each. I fixed them to the lights with 3M self adhesive pads, cut to suit the magnets. The advantage of them being fixed with magnets is that I can easily move them from one place to another if and when the need arises.
There are lots of options when it comes to light so I just thought it worthwhile to post this for information.
The photographs below are:
1). The light itself.
2). The rear of the light showing the magnets attached
3). The light at 50% illumination
4). The light at 100% illumination.