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Stop Saildrive Corrosion

Stop Saildrive Corrosion

I recently penned an article for the June/July 2017 issue of Cruising World magazine entitled “Driven to Diligence“. The article discusses the growth in market share for sail drives in cruising sailboats  as well as some of the issues relative to their maintenance and health. If you own a boat with a sail drive or two installed, I highly recommend Continue Reading »

New Raritan Macerator Pump Makes Service Easy

New Raritan Macerator Pump Makes Service Easy

Generally an unpleasant topic, Raritan has just received a patent for a new waste macerator pump that promises to take some of the crappiness out of servicing this important on board system.  The following press release came in today describing this  new unit. RARITAN MACERATOR PUMP EARNS US PATENT Anyone who has disconnected a marine sanitation macerator pump for maintenance Continue Reading »

New Hubbell Shore Power Y-Adaptor Solves a Common Problem

    What boater hasn’t faced the problem of pulling into a new marina for the night, to find it only offers 30A power when the boat runs on 50A? The YQ230 Intelligent Y-Adapter from Hubbell Marine gives owners the freedom to travel without concern. It allows them to safely connect any 50A, 125/250V AC marine cord set to two Continue Reading »

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