Pressure Cookers Test

No kitchen pot fights a bad reputation the way a pressure cooker does-one pot of lentils exploding in someones face can quickly wipe out...

Mailport: November 2010

I’m hurt, and so is my boat Lady Lady. In your review of Rod Johnstone’s J/95 (August 2010), you said it was not your...

Stove-top Baking: How Sweet It Is

Theres nothing like the smell of fresh-baked treats wafting from the galley, and thanks to the Omnia Oven, the crew of any boat with...

Mailport: July 2010

I recently read your article on two-part teak cleaners (May 2010), and the timing was perfect as I was about to undertake that very...

Tailgating Afloat

Always on the lookout for gizmos that bring aboard some small luxury and help reduce the "roughing it" factor too often associated with cruising,...

Mailport: June 2010

In the April 2010 review of beverage holders, I think you "nixed" the Sail-Buoy a bit early because you attempted to use it from...

Galley Lighting

When we last dropped in on the realm of interior lighting (Practical Sailor January 2009), we looked at light emitting diode (LED) replacements for...

New Clear, No-rust Propane Tanks

Unlike aluminum or steel tanks, the relatively new, clear composite propane tanks allow users to see how much fuel remains, a nice feature when...

HeatMate Takes the Chill Off

When temperatures decrease, the search for viable heating options by shivering sailors invariably increases. A recent cold winters night provided the perfect opportunity for...

The Search is on for the Best Degreaser for Marine Grit and Grime

Grease surrounds us, it penetrates us, and binds the galaxy together. No, wait—that’s The Force. But grease is everywhere. It’s in our galley, our...