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The Sound of Silence, Whisper Fan

The Sound of Silence, Whisper Fan

The Whisper Fan Controller As I’ve already mentioned, I spent last week at the IBEX industry show out in Louisville, Kentucky. While there I had an opportunity to check in with our friends at Dometic Group for a look at what’s new in their world. One item really caught my eye, especially because it can be easily retro-fitted to existing boats Continue Reading »

Post Irene, Wickford RI

Post Irene, Wickford RI

Well, we’ve survived the East Coast bash known as hurricane Irene. Lest those of you out there think that just because things got down-graded to category 1 and then later to tropical storm warning level here in New England it was no big deal, let me share several photos I took from my little corner of the storm during and immediately after. All Continue Reading »

X-News has a free DC-AC inverter for you!

X-News has a free DC-AC inverter for you!

Our friends over at Xantrex have  just made an interesting announcement that could get you into a free inverter for your boat. To enter for a chance to win the inverter, or other prizes you will need to enter some suggestions for topics to their Tech Doctor. So, if you have inverter questions, this could be the best source of Continue Reading »

Mystic Seaport Classic Boat Rendezvous

Mystic Seaport Classic Boat Rendezvous

I’m just back from one of my favorite annual missions. For the last few years I’ve been honored to be a judge at the Mystic Seaport classic boat rendezvous in Mystic, Connecticut. This year I was assigned to be one of the judges in the 40 ft. and up power yacht category and I had the pleasure of checking out some Continue Reading »

ABYC Webinar Schedule Is Up

ABYC Webinar Schedule Is Up

Summer Webinar Series Announcement An item I have not discussed here at Ed’s Boat Tips is the ABYC webinar series. These webinars, although generally targeting the marine industry professional, sometimes offer some really great information for boater’s, especially tech-savvy boaters. So, you may want to follow the links below to see if you might find something of interest. The sessions Continue Reading »

Pacer Wire Wins Nice Contract

Pacer Wire Wins Nice Contract

Its always good to hear from our sponsors and its especially nice to hear things are looking good for them. The boat business has had more than its fair share of doom and gloom over the last few years. So, congrats go out to one of the sponsors here at www.EdsBoatTiips.com, Pacer Group. Check out their latest press release: FOR IMMEDIATE Continue Reading »

Oil Spill Response Kit for Boaters Makes Sense

Oil Spill Response Kit for Boaters Makes Sense

Boaters with few exceptions tend to be environmentally concerned people. With that though in mind a new tool has just been introduced just in case you have your own private Deep Water Horizon experience, either at the boat or on your dock. Enter the C.I. Agent Oil Spill response kit. Seems like a good idea for both boater’s and marina operators. Continue Reading »

The Family Is Growing!

Ok, aside from a glitch we are working on as I write this, I’m feeling like a proud father. EdsBoatTips is growing! For those of you who are regulars, you’ll notice some changes on the site today. First, as promised a week or so ago, we’ve added Pacer Wire and Cable as a sponsor to the site. They have provided Continue Reading »

IMTRA Introduces an Award Winning SidePower Thruster

IMTRA Introduces an Award Winning SidePower Thruster

I’m just beginning to unwind from the whirlwind that was the Miami Boat Show this year. As I sort through the many things I checked out this year one stood out with interest. IMTRA introduced an new SidePower thruster this year that has some unique features not available with other systems. They won one of the NMMA Innovation awards for it Continue Reading »

Welcome Aboard Pacer!

Welcome Aboard Pacer!

I’m happy to announce that today Pacer Group has joined my small but elite group of site sponsors. It’ll take us a few weeks to get their ad up and live but we’re thrilled to welcome them aboard! You can look forward to plenty of healthy discussion about the Pacer product line in the months to come. If you’re into Continue Reading »