Features September 1, 2000 Issue

Marine Sanitation: 8-Way Hose Test

Funky hose isn’t the only source of head odors, but it’s a major one. To determine if one brand of hose is better than another, we retained an independent lab to test a collection of black rubber and white PVC hose samples. The findings are clear-cut.

Lab tests find one brand that far outlasts others.

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