Author: Dick Stevenson

Not so fast

Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared in the Ocean Cruising Club’s monthly bulletin (oceancruisingclub.org). It is not an exaggeration that “going fast” is endowed with admiration worldwide and is universally aspired…

Alarms, getting to know them better

Editor’s note: This piece originally appeared in the Ocean Cruising Club’s monthly bulletin (oceancruisingclub.org). This Maretron screen is from a sophisticated vessel monitoring setup. Green shows normal ranges, yellow indicates borderline and red signals an alarm…

Timer helps keep the boat afloat

To the editor: Jeff Merrill’s recent article on the care and feeding of onboard freshwater systems (“Wanderer’s water,” September 2014) was most excellent. His comments about connecting directly to shore water were particularly pertinent to those who find a range…

Plastic vs. powder coated head

To the editor: A couple of comments about the recent piece by Peter Stoops on recoating a head (Powder coating tames the head, Issue #191). It is nice to know more about powder coating, a process I have been curious…

Plastic vs. powder coated head

To the editor: A couple of comments about the recent piece by Peter Stoops on recoating a head (Powder coating tames the head, Issue #191). It is nice to know more about powder coating, a process I have been curious…