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About: Ed Sherman

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Ed Sherman is a regular contributor to boats.com, as well as to Professional Boatbuilder and Cruising World, where he previously was electronics editor. He also is the curriculum director for the American Boat and Yacht Council. Previously, Ed was chairman of the Marine Technology Department at the New England Institute of Technology. Ed’s blog posts appear courtesy of his website, EdsBoatTips.
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Recent Posts by Ed Sherman

Mystic Seaport Classic Yacht Rendezvous
Posted on July 29, 2010.
This past weekend I had the honor of being one of the judges for the annual Mystic Seaport Classic Yacht rendezvous. This is an event I always look forward to because ...
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Magnetic Interference Explained
Posted on July 28, 2010.
Every now and then you hear a story about someone who's autopilot does some strange things when someone else on board uses the head and hits the macerator button or ...
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More Ethanol Fuel Horrors
Posted on July 22, 2010.
Does using ethanol blended fuel make you feel green? Or, do you worry about the fuel's impact on your engine or boat's fuel tank? Every boater has read one article or ...
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Interlux Launches New Web Site
Posted on July 21, 2010.
Yesterday Interlux announced its new web site at www.yachtpaint.com The site includes video, interactive tools and even a section where Interlux users can interact. Choosing the right product to use ...
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Speed Coatings Compared
Posted on July 20, 2010.
Speed Coatings Compared, and Not Just For Speed This comes as the result of a question from Tom Bandoni, who is curious about the best product to use for his Aquarius ...
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Boston Whaler Joins With Costco
Posted on July 16, 2010.
It was announced earlier today that Boston Whaler has cut a deal with Costco that will offer buyers an opportunity to save up to $2000 toward the purchase of one ...
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Mid-Season, Check Those Anodes!
Posted on July 15, 2010.
A week or so ago I posted some mid-season tips you should consider, like touching up any brightwork on your boat and getting the bottom cleaned to improve both speed ...
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How’s Your Standing Rig?
Posted on July 14, 2010.
Recently a surveyor friend in Newport, RI sent me some photographs of some standing rig fittings he had been asked to give an opinion on. The boat was a rather ...
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Hella LED Lights Now Offer Ignition Protection
Posted on July 9, 2010.
Hella just announced that several of their LED lights have been certified to meet Ignition Portection requirements as set forth by international requirements. This solves a problem that has been ...
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Xantrex Adds To It’s TrueCharge2 Line-up
Posted on July 8, 2010.
Xantrex just added a new 60 amp rated battery charger to it's already successful TRUECharge2  line-up. This is timely as folks keep adding to their battery capacity on board; bigger ...
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Speed Coatings Compared
Speed Coatings Compared - July 20th 2010