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Corrosion Protection, What Are the Numbers?

Corrosion Protection, What Are the Numbers?

One of the questions I get periodically is what the correct numbers should be when checking a boat for appropriate levels of cathodic protection. Or, written in proper lay terms (totally inappropriate technical terms): “So, what should the numbas be if I want to make sure my boat won’t get attacked by electrolysis?” Its a good question and deserves a Continue Reading »

2018 New Year with New Posts

2018 New Year with New Posts

Forgive my absence for the last several months. Besides being incredibly busy with a multitude of projects that have been taking much longer to get done than ever expected, we have been working on the back end of EBT to make it smoother and more reliable as well as easier for me to use. Well, the IT folks are done Continue Reading »

Electric Steering On my Cruising Sailboat?

Electric Steering On my Cruising Sailboat?

Recently one of my readers sent in the photo above with a question regarding the green wire connected to the steering quadrant. The question basically went like this: Can you tell me what is electrical in my steering system? I do have autopilot, but that is connected to the steering system via a mechanical servo arm. What purpose does this green Continue Reading »

Introducing a New Website & App For The Yachting Community

Introducing a New Website & App For The Yachting Community

  Introducing A New Website To Help Boaters Lean More About Their Boat Let me introduce you to someone who I have been communicating with for several years now. Silvio Franceschini in a marine electronics/electrical technician located in Switzerland and he’s been very busy the last several years. He’s created a really wonderful and useful website called simply y-tronics.com . Continue Reading »