This is a follow-up post to my initial justifications of installing a Katadyn 40E watermaker in my 27′ sailboat – here I review its performance.
My depth sounder failed on me the day before hauling the boat out of the water – great timing! Replacing it was a little more work that I thought it’d be.
Most small cruising sailboats have both a house battery bank and a dedicated starter battery – is this the most efficient way to use your limited space?
Obtaining fresh water is one of the biggest pains of cruising on a small sailboat. Here we’ll look at how to make potable water out of seawater.
People often ask me how I rest while my sailboat is still sailing and I’m all alone. A wind vane is the answer – and Cape Horn is the model I’ll swear by.
If the wind and swell are out of different directions, chances are you’re not sleeping at all! Use these swell bridle diagrams to align into the swells.
Looking at the key features of the two most popular GPS satellite messengers – SPOT Gen3 and the DeLorme inReach SE. Which one is the best travel partner?
I took this portable solar phone charger with me on my last sailing adventure, and it exceeded my expectations! And for an amazing price as well!
I was living in an electrical deficit using just my marine solar panels. So I had a portable wind generator delivered to the Bahamas – it works great!
I just purchased a Technautics CoolBlue DC holding plate system to replace my engine-driven holding plate system. It’ll be powered by my solar panels.