Category: Electrical

Ferrites Run Interference

They put a check on electronic noise from RFI and EMI Have you ever tried to listen to someone transmitting on their VHF whose voice was almost drowned out by an annoying buzzing noise? Or maybe you can’t pick up your emails via...

Small-Scale Solar

A simple system will keep a frugal sailor’s battery topped off When I first mentioned adding solar power to our Corsair F 24 trimaran, my boating partners choked. They envisioned a complex system, and the big dollar signs that...

Instrument Sun Cover

A homemade replacement is the answer My good old boat was a former racer and came with a KVH Sailcomp electronic compass and sailing instrument. As it was quite old, the LCD display had become barely readable. I could tell it...



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