John Blair took this photo of Ballyhoo at Green Island, Antigua, West Indies
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Here at Coastal Climate Control, there is a conundrum that has cropped up while helping customers plan the change-over from lead-acid batteries to a lithium battery bank: How do you ensure your new charging medium can work with your old charging apparatus? The first step is to look at what charging paraphernalia currently exists on your boat (charging diodes, voltage sensing battery combiner, battery-to-battery charger, etc.). Once that has been taken into account, now look at what your new lithium batteries need. See our blog – Making the Most of Bank Charges.
Here’s a story from uphere.ca regarding Victor Wejer who helps sailors tthrough the Northwest Passage, while never leaving his home in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Read More ...On September 13, 2018 / By George Day
This goes under the category of “What were they thinking?” This past week London police were chasing four men on jet skis as they raced down the Thames ...On September 13, 2018 / By George Day
(Sail-World) Bill Hatfield entered the Gold Coast Seaway yesterday morning at 01:04:28, after spending a tremendous 414 days at sea. Aged 79, Bill arrived at Southport Yacht Club ...On September 13, 2018 / By George Day
(Noonsite) Effective September 5, 2018, the Small Vessel Reporting System will no longer be in service and float plans will no longer be accepted. Instead, pleasure boaters are ...On September 13, 2018 / By George Day
KTI Systems Inc., manufacturer of the popular FilterBoss, has just introduced Keenan Filters System. Combining all the tools necessary to insure uncontaminated fuel delivery. It offers essential maintenance, diagnostic and repair functions to provide the user total control of their onboard fuel system
Completely re-designed to maximize functionality while reducing the system’s overall footprint, it incorporates a patented industry first manifold that integrates interconnects within the filter housing. This allows fuel to be ported directly into the off-line so the operator can drain the fuel bowl contaminates, replace the Racor™ filter element, and then top off the filter without the usual mess.
For More Information Contact:
KTI Systems, Inc
55 Hudson Drive
Southwick MA 01077
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After only a year, the boat has kept all its promises. Voted European Yacht of the Year 2018 at the Boot Düsseldorf, it has already sold more than twenty around the world and the popularity of the model continues to grow. A promise of beautiful sea experiences.
The latest addition to the AMEL range is bold and modern in style yet retains AMEL’s focus on safety, manageability and luxury. Perfectly engineered to the last detail, see for yourself what makes her so special on www.amel50.com
Simply, snap clamps to the rail and allows to easily and quickly mount and dismount items to/from the rail. Ideal for mounting solar panels, lights, speakers, cup holders, electronics and much more…
Material: 316 Stainless Steel
Available for 3 sizes of stainless steel tubing: 7/8 inch (22mm), 1 inch (25mm), 1 1/4 inch (32mm)
The Oceanis 46.1 is the latest in our range of sailing yachts dedicated to blue water cruising. Based on the wildly successful Oceanis 51.1, she has all the ...On July 3, 2018 / By George Day
Yacht design has evolved rapidly in the last decade with the development of swinging keels, foils, wing sails and much more. And one designer has left his creative ...On January 3, 2018 / By George Day
The pairing of a world renowned naval architect with a builder whose name is synonymous with some of the fastest and most illustrious racing yachts on the globe, ...On December 6, 2017 / By George Day
The story of Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s battle to stay ahead of French yachtsman Bernard Moitessier in the 1968/9 Sunday Times Golden Globe solo round the world Race is ...On August 22, 2017 / By George Day
Author Colm Gorey penned the article below for The Silicon Republic about a strange phenomenon that has been discovered that is both fascinating and alarming. “A group ...On May 2, 2018 / By George Day
We have sailed across the Atlantic and South Pacific Oceans twice and on the long offshore passages we have seen lots of lost or abandoned fishing gear. We ...On March 14, 2018 / By George Day
For the BLT lovers out there, here is a recipe from the Splendid Table. The dressing is made with mayonnaise ...On September 13, 2018 / By George Day
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