Boatworks

Fridgeless Cruising

by Andy Schell, Posted April 16, 2014

First off, let’s get this straight—we cruise on Arcturus without a fridge by choice, not necessity. Granted, we have limited space on board and a limited budget—both financially and in terms of amp-hours...


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Just like life ashore, the modern cruising life comes with its share of encumbrances, a.k.a. essentials. Navigation and communications devices have antennas that must be placed somewhere...


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Friends have suggested that I change over to LED lights down below. I was told that the LED lights are brighter and require less electricity. However, when I went to purchase LED lights a sales associate told me...


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Ask SAIL: Disposable Boat

by Don Casey, Posted April 10, 2014

 My partner has a 26-foot sailboat that has been neglected over the years. I have been tracking sale prices of boats this size, and everyone tells me it is a challenge selling a boat like this now...


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When I have guests aboard for a weekend my autopilot just can’t keep a straight course. With any seas, it continuously ...


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