Ed Sherman

Non Skid and Gel Coat Repair Job
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 restoring. Some photos of the boat as it stands right ...
Torqeedo Adds to Electric Power Options
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 in some cases restrictions on the use of internal combustion ...
Parker Energy Systems DC Timer
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 system or not. The device is a programable ti...
Mastervolt Expands Distribution Network
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 out that the distributor they selected is a long time ...
Gulf Oil Spill and The Real Rulers of The World
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 to Mars and send back photos of that planet's surface, ...
Bow Thruster Corrosion
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 current corrosion to the extreme has been the cause for ...
A Mouse Worked On This Wiring!
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 is perhaps the ultimate in what we used to call ...
Watch That Fishing Line!
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 then the fish get smarter than fishermen and one of ...
Your Boat’s Exhaust System
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 through my photo archives today I ran across a photo ...
Mobile Mariner Weather App For Blackberry
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, and I like my service provider, Sprint. Today it was announced ...

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