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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

Non Skid and Gel Coat Repair Job
Posted on June 15, 2010.
Over the next few days I'm going to be following the complete replacement of the non-skid surface and gel-coat dings on a 1977 Silverton sportfish that a friend of mine is ...
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Torqeedo Adds to Electric Power Options
Posted on June 11, 2010.
Something I had forgotten about over the years is the limitation found on inland lakes and waterways that exists in some locations. Specifically I'm talking about either horsepower limits or ...
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Parker Energy Systems DC Timer
Posted on June 10, 2010.
Parker Energy Systems has just introduced a handy device that although intended to be used to control their fuel polishing systems, offers boaters additional functionality whether you have a fuel polishing ...
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Mastervolt Expands Distribution Network
Posted on June 9, 2010.
Mastervolt, an innovator in many areas of marine electrics near and dear to my heart announced yesterday that they have added another distributor to their growing US presence. It turns ...
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Gulf Oil Spill and The Real Rulers of The World
Posted on June 7, 2010.
Regarding the Gulf oil spill, I've been sitting back quietly observing the shenanigans as they evolve. I remain amazed that technologically, we have the ability to send a mobile robot ...
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Bow Thruster Corrosion
Posted on June 3, 2010.
Over the last decade more and more boaters have either bought or retro-fitted bow thrusters. In some cases people have had to buy several........... Why? You may ask. DC stray ...
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A Mouse Worked On This Wiring!
Posted on June 1, 2010.
I love it when readers send along a photo of something they see on a boat that catches their eye. Recently a reader sent a little gem my way that ...
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Watch That Fishing Line!
Posted on May 28, 2010.
Well its Memorial Day weekend and at least for me the boating season has begun. On my power boating side that means striper fishing here in the northeast. Every now and ...
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Your Boat’s Exhaust System
Posted on May 27, 2010.
Most people that own boats spend little or no time thinking about the exhaust system for either their main propulsion engines or their generator if they have one. In going ...
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Mobile Mariner Weather App For Blackberry
Posted on May 25, 2010.
OK, so I'm among those low tech types that does not have an iPhone. I use a Blackberry because my service provider is not a part of the iPhone network, ...
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