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Don't Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops

Don’t Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops

For those of you that know me, you will know that before starting cruising full time five years ago I owned and ran an alternative energy distribution business that had a minor focus on supplying components to marine electrical shops across the US and Canada. Unlike our industrial application and home solar installers, I was …

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Don't Get Ripped Off By Marine Electrical Shops
Victron MultiPlus Review

Victron MultiPlus Review

Victron MultiPlus Review My almost completely unbiased review on the Victron MultiPlus Inverter Charger. This Victron MultiPlus review is NOT sponsored by Victron Energy in any form. I have worked with the Victron Energy MultiPlus and Quattro range of inverter chargers for about ten years, starting before sailing. I had an alternative energy business that …

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Victron MultiPlus Review
Rocna Anchor Review

Rocna Anchor Review

Over the past week, there has been a trough lying over French Polynesia. The trough has remained pretty much stationary just east of Tahiti, lying in a North-South Direction. It’s mid-February, which makes it the height of the rainy season in this part of the South Pacific. As a result, this trough has given birth …

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Rocna Anchor Review
10 Steps to Become a Cruiser

10 Steps to Become a Cruiser 2021

If you’ve got this far and are looking at the 10 steps it takes to become a full-time cruiser, chances are high that you’ve given the idea of becoming a cruiser a little more than casual thought. Before getting into the 10 steps that it takes to become a cruiser.

It goes without saying that you need to already have a burning desire to Travel. And that you have a sense of adventure. You are not afraid to try new things out. And that you dream about sailing around the world or just sitting on your own boat in idyllic anchorages all the time.

10 Steps to Become a Cruiser
8 common watermaker problems

8 Common Watermaker Problems

Watermakers are installed in so many different locations and positions on boats that two owners of the exact same system may have completely different experiences with their watermakers. One owner may enjoy a hassle-free cruising life where the other is plagued by ongoing problems.

8 common watermaker problems
8 Essential Things To Carry on a Boat - Become a Cruiser

8 Essential Things You Need to Carry On a Boat 2021

These 8 things to Carry on a Boat Have All Saved My Bacon Here is a list of things to carry on a boat to save you from being stranded or worse. Even on a brand new boat, you will have things break or fail. These breakdowns always seem to happen in a remote anchorage. …

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8 Essential Things To Carry on a Boat - Become a Cruiser
How to Unblock a Drain on a Boat

How to Unblock a Drain On a Boat

Sooner or later you are going to have to know how to unblock a drain on a boat. One of the most frequent pop-up maintenance tasks that we have on the boat is unclogging drains. Generally, a blocked drain is more of an irritation than a real problem. With our fridge drain being the most …

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How to Unblock a Drain on a Boat
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