Maintenance & DIY

PulseTech Can Extend Your Battery Life
I just did a quick price comparison to get myself up to date on marine battery pricing. I immediately noticed that the price spread from traditional flooded batteries to gel or AGM technology has diminished dramatically, at least for small basic batteries ...
KVH Offers Rebates on Smaller SAT TV Antennae
KVH Industries said today that it will offer rebates up to $200 through the end of April on its TracVision M1 and M3 satellite TV systems.  The M1 and M3 systems are typically used on smaller boats, although the M3DX ...
Electrical Don’ts
Well we're finally getting a break in the weather here in Rhode Island and people are beginning to uncover their boat's and start an early spring assessment of work to be done. This made me think about some things you need ...
Why You Need a New VHF Radio
Today I received a press release from Cobra Marine Electronics with a useful list of reasons for why you need a VHF radio. Written by Bill Boudreau, Cobra's director of product and new business development, you might say there is ...
Women Learning About Canal Cruising With Sea Sense
Sea Sense, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based sailing and powerboating school for women, is offering a new international class on Ireland’s Shannon River and canals. Every year, the company offers a different international course, with previous locations including various Caribbean locales, ...
Nonskid Repair – Old School Part II
Part II of II - The Ecstasy of Application Application of Medium & PaintWe used AWLGRIP two part polyurethane paint mixed with AWLGRIP top coat converter (H3002).  There is a third ingredient - the Pro-Cure X-138 accelerator, or “hot sauce” ...
IMTRA Announces Availability of New Helm Seats
I'd prefer to think of the new seats IMTRA just added to their line as thrones. For powerboater's who really want to upgrade their helm seats to something truly comfortable and designed for extreme comfort during extended spells at the helm, the ...
Nonskid Repair – Old School – Part I
Part I of II  The Agony of Removal (tune in again tomorrow for Part II ) About the only thing more frightening and annoying than a slippery deck surface when you’re out trying to reef is discovering that the aging non-skid ...
All Electric Power For Your Boat
With my recent looks at the Alerion / Mastervolt all electric project I'm starting to think about the application for all electric power on boats more seriously. The concept of nearly silent, fume free propulsion has always intrigued me and this ...
Petit Paint Announces Rebate Program
Its getting close to that time of year when the wonderful task of painting your boat's bottom with anti-fouling paint is going to be a must do. Petit announced today that they are repeating a very successful program they conducted last ...

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