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Text and photos © 2019 Steve D’Antonio Marine Consulting, Inc. Photo Essay: Anchor Rode Cut-Away Lines Other than for inspections or testing, it’s a part of...

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Text and photos by Steve D’Antonio © 2019 Photo Essay: Shore Power, are Fuses OK? Over-current protection is among the most important features of any vessel’s electrical...

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Photo Essay: Seacock Installation While it’s self-evident that seacocks play a vital role in a vessel’s watertight integrity, I continue to encounter improperly installed examples...

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Photo Essay: Hull to Deck Joint Few boat building interfaces are as important as the one that occurs between the hull and deck.  The loads...

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Photo Essay: Means of Reboarding “If you fall overboard, there’s no way to re-board the vessel without assistance”.  I uttered those words just last week,...

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Photo Essay: Core Closeout It’s a subject that comes up time and time again when I’m working with boat builders and boat yards, core close...

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Photo Essay: Bonding Systems Part II; Maintenance In last month’s Photo Essay I reviewed the subject of unnecessary bonding.  This month I’ll cover bonding system...

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Photo Essay: Chafe It’s the bane of every seagoing vessel, taking its toll on everything from dock lines and wiring to sails and hoses.  Every...

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Photo Essay: Below the Waterline Welded Stainless Steel; Does it Make Sense? I’ve written about stainless steel; its strengths and weaknesses, on many occasions, in the...

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Due to Steve’s travel schedule, the Photo Essay will be a month off. Please look for its return in April.  Ask Steve Steve, I have a question...