I’m going to write a few post about some of the projects and systems we loved the most on the boat and less about things we didn’t use as much as we thought or wish we had done differently. To kick this off, let’s brag about our watermaker.
Our Spectra Capehorn Extreme Watermaker was expensive and it was worth every penny. We love water. We drink it. We cook with it. We wash dishes with it We shower in it. We never wanted for water and especially when we we’re surfing or cleaning the bottom we’d take two showers a day. There’s just nothing better than fresh clean water. I pitied those folks carrying water jugs looking for a free spigot, or looking for a cart to carry full water jugs from the store. If you want to do one thing which will make your boat more like your home, then I say a watermaker is it.
Spectra Capehorn Extreme Watermaker <- Can’t say enough good things about it!
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I refer to Don Casey’s Sailboat Electronics Simplified, every time I have a pair of wire cutters or crimpers in my hand. It’s an awesome reference guide. I have a copy on the boat, one at home and now you … Continue reading →
I’m going to start working on a feature comparison of PC based navigation software packages and could use some input from you on what you want to know. Do you have a favorite feature you think should be in all … Continue reading →