How Refrigeration Works

Understanding your refrigeration system allows you to get the best out of it  (published April 2017) I’ll try not to get too technical on this subject, but there are some basic principles that you need to know before we get going. Firstly, we won’t be talking about hot and cold

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The Sailor’s Nine

Some not so obvious choices for the cruising sailor  (published November 2016) BEAT MOLD WHERE IT STARTS Mold and sailboats go together, and everyone has their favorite anti-mold remedy. But, better than any mold remedy is to keep it from starting altogether. Mold loves heat and humidity, and one of

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The Cold Hard Truth about Refrigeration and Batteries

Switching out our old holding plate system for a modern and efficient evaporator plate unit  (published April 2015) During a few weeks of sailing in the Florida Keys, and just when Jill and I thought we were done with the refit and restoration of our Pearson 424 S/V Regina Oceani,

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