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Best Systems: Spectra Capehorn Extreme Watermaker

Posted on Fri 29 March 2013 in articles • Tagged with Buying Guide, Systems - Watermaker

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 …


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Spectra Capehorn Extreme Mounting Location

Posted on Wed 18 May 2011 in articles • Tagged with Systems - Plumbing, Systems - Watermaker

Capehorn Spectra Extreme Mounting Location

Last night after about 2.5 hours in the sewer I finished mounting the Spectra Capehorn Extreme membrane and clark pump unit. The unit is mounted on a piece of 3/4" marine grade plywood with 1/4"-20 machine screws and tee-nuts on the back, or in this case …


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Spectra Capehorn Extreme Unboxing Video

Posted on Thu 05 May 2011 in articles • Tagged with Systems - Plumbing, Systems - Watermaker

Around the time of the Seattle Boat Show I announced we purchased a Spectra Capehorn Extreme. Since I had just broken my clavicle though, we delayed delivery for several months. Now it’s here and you can watch the unboxing video in all it’s glory!

I’m actually cruising …


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Watermaker Decision–Spectra Cape Horn Extreme

Posted on Sun 23 January 2011 in articles • Tagged with Boat Shows, Systems - Plumbing, Systems - Watermaker

I woke up this morning feeling pretty good that with the options I had narrowed myself down to that ultimately none of them would be “the wrong decision”. By that I mean, I felt pretty confident they’d all work reliably and I really what I needed to focus on …


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Watermakers–Ya gotta have Faith…

Posted on Sun 23 January 2011 in articles • Tagged with Boat Shows, Buying Guide, Systems - Plumbing, Systems - Watermaker

I’m deep into my research about water makers, having met with Spectra, Hydrovane, and Village Marine yesterday at the Seattle Boat Show. I’ve also had extensive conversations with CruiseRO. You can see all the makesmodels and specifications of the units I’ve been looking at in my Watermaker …


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