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  • Where Credit Is Due: June 2015
    The Simpson Lawrence Horizon Express windlass on my boat needed maintenance, and I was dismayed to find a note on the...
  • Recalled Fire Extinguishers
    Spring is a good time to check your fire extinguishers to be sure they haven’t expired, but if you own a Kidde...
  • Mailport: May 2015
    In regard to your March 23, 2015 blog on bird deterrents: I moved to Florida a few years ago and was the only...
  • Mailport: April 2015
    In regard to the March 2015 boat review of the Catalina 34: I can confirm what was stated about the weather helm on...
  • Product Update
    Scandvik Marine (www.scandvik.com) recently released a new compact LED spreader light. The successor to the Scandvik...
  • Mailport: March 2015
    I have a question about your February 2015 foul-weather gear test. You tested and measured the jackets, but you did...
  • Where Credit Is Due: March 2015
    My daughter recently bought a 1979 Catalina 30, and I was promoted to chief cook, bottle washer, and mechanic. The...
  • Mailport: February 2015
    When I see a boat flying the Jolly Roger, I assume that the owner is ignorant of the murders of and terror wreaked on...
  • Product Update: February 2015
    With the untimely passing of the Perfect Home EWHE4 dehumidifier after just 18 months (see PS Mailport, December 2014...
  • Where Credit Is Due: February 2015
    This is a quick note to say how impressed we have been with Vesper Marine (www.vespermarine.com) and its WMX850 AIS...

Reader Questionnaire

Which of the following best describes your approach to bottom paint?
I choose my own paint, but I let a professional apply (521 votes)

19%

I let a professional apply the paint that he (or boatyard) recommends. (329 votes)

12%

I choose my own paint and I apply it. (1639 votes)

60%

I apply paint that a local professional or boatyard recommends. (254 votes)

9%