Ed Sherman

Mystic Seaport Classic Yacht Rendezvous
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 I get a chance to see some really beautiful boats. ...
Magnetic Interference Explained
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 the vacu-flush. Or maybe they are down below washing the ...
More Ethanol Fuel Horrors
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 another about the horrors of alcohol in their fuel and ...
Interlux Launches New Web Site
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 for a given application is going to be easy with ...
Speed Coatings Compared
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 22 beach catamaran. He doesn’t want to use anti-fouling bottom ...
Boston Whaler Joins With Costco
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 of Boston Whaler's small boat models. You won't actually find the ...
Mid-Season, Check Those Anodes!
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 and fuel economy. Well, there's another thing you need to ...
How’s Your Standing Rig?
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 large Oyster ocean going sailing yacht and the issue was that ...
Hella LED Lights Now Offer Ignition Protection
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 on-going for some time, finding compliant lighting for en...
Xantrex Adds To It’s TrueCharge2 Line-up
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 battery banks need bigger battery chargers and the new TRUECharge2 ...

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Speed Coatings Compared
Speed Coatings Compared - July 20th 2010