Green Energy Afloat

To be truly self-sufficient, a cruising boat needs to use solar, wind and water energy to top up the battery bank  (published November 2016) In the […]

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 […]

Smart Charging

Choose an alternator and smart charger to fit your battery bank (published November 2016) Marine engines come with an alternator rated between 50 and 70 amps […]

Exposed in the Tropics

A cruising couple benefit from a little shade  (published Dec/Jan 2016-17) We admire intrepid cruisers, captains and crew intent on sailing high latitudes, enduring chilly challenges […]