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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2017 Photo Essay: Battery Lugs Reliably connecting batteries to their associated cables sounds easy.  In practice, however, it can be fraught...

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  Photo Essay: Steering Component Inspection Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2017 Steering represents one of the most important systems aboard, at least equal to propulsion, electrical and...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2017 From the Masthead Taiwan Has Ruined Me I travel to many parts of the world for my work, domestically as well...

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Photo Essay: Core Exposure Virtually every fiberglass vessel afloat today, even those that boast of solid fiberglass hulls rely on core material to add stiffness...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2017 Photo Essay: Raw Water Plumbing It’s a subject I’ve covered on countless occasions, and in spite of that editorial frequency,...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2016 Photo Essay: Boiling Water with Batteries A few years ago the thought of boiling water using battery power would have...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2016 Photo Essay: The Hazards of Hose Clamps The opportunity for injury aboard any vessel, cruising, commercial, power or sail, is...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2016 Photo Essay: Generator Wiring Today, generators are commonplace aboard cruising power and sailing vessels, providing near-limitless AC electricity for refrigeration,...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2016 Photo Essay: (Too Many) Bilge Pump Installation Flaws On their own, common submersible electric bilge pumps have proven, for the...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio Copyright © 2016 From the Masthead I want to hear your thoughts... Customer care, it's a subject about which every boat owner is concerned,...