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  • Imtra, Hella Dome Lights Shine
     Subscribers OnlyIn our previous cabin light reviews (PS, May 2010 and January 2009), the transition from incandescent lighting to...
  • Marine Water Heater Test
     Subscribers OnlyIn the December issue PS evaluates four water heaters that are new or have been significantly updated since our last...
  • Mix of Water, Amps, and Heat Calls for Caution
     Subscribers OnlyIt is surprising to see equipment with no moving parts carry such an array of safety warnings. But any time water and...
  • Installing Water Heaters
     Subscribers OnlyThe physical installation of a water heater may seem pretty straightforward, but the devil is indeed in the details....
  • Construction Quality Draws Testers’ Attention
     Subscribers OnlyOur testers began the evaluation with a close inspection of how each unit was assembled and what materials were used...
  • Updating Onboard Electronics with N2K
    A sailboat is no place for unnecessary complexity, which was the direction PS contributor Dan Corcoran was headed on...
  • Mailport: September 2013
    In response to “What’s in the Practical Sailor Toolbag?” (PS, January 2012): How about a list of tools...
  • Spreader Light Test
     Subscribers OnlySailors often have a love-hate relationship with spreader lights. They can turn a dark deck into broad daylight,...
  • Where Credit Is Due: July 2013
    After reading your article, “A Sailor's Guide to Marine Insurance“, I wanted to give a shout-out to...
  • Where Credit Is Due: May 2013
     Subscribers OnlyTwo years ago, I replaced my incandescent stern light with a “waterproof,” sealed LED unit from OGM...

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