Marine Electronics

Spinlock’s PX Power Cleat Releases Under Load

Perhaps nothing on boats has developed as steadily and soundly as line-holding devices—cams, clams, jams, clutches, stoppers and plain old horned cleats.There were some...

Spinlock’s PX Power Cleat Releases Under Load

Perhaps nothing on boats has developed as steadily and soundly as line-holding devices—cams, clams, jams, clutches, stoppers and plain old horned cleats.There were some...

Color GPS Chartplotters: Si-Tex Nautilus is a Best Buy

Following our evaluation of grayscale GPS/chartplotters in the June 1999 issue, we decided to look at a sampling of popular color GPS/chartplotters to see...

Belt Tension Gauges

Practical Sailor’s editor-at-large, Nick Nicholson, writing in the Offshore Log in the May 1999 issue, discussed a breakdown of Calypso’s high-output alternator.Because such alternators...

Color GPS Chartplotters: Si-Tex Nautilus is a Best Buy

Following our evaluation of grayscale GPS/chartplotters in the June 1999 issue, we decided to look at a sampling of popular color GPS/chartplotters to see...

Nav Software: Visual Navigation Suite vs. The Cap’n

Electronic charting, whether in the form of dedicated chartplotters that live on your boat or software that lives on your computer, is definitely the...

Nav Software: Visual Navigation Suite vs. The Cap’n

Electronic charting, whether in the form of dedicated chartplotters that live on your boat or software that lives on your computer, is definitely the...

Offshore Log: Essential Forecasting Tools

Our years of sailing in New England and the Caribbean, with their stable, predictable weather patterns, left us ill-prepared to deal with the vagaries...

Light Dimmer and Motor Controller

Occasionally, there are times when you would like to control the lighting brightness in the cabin-intimate settings, night sailing without adequate red lights in...

C&C 40: What You Should Know | Boat Review

Looking to buy a 38-42 foot sailboat for less than $50,000? Considering a C&C 40? See a C&C Sailboat for sale? What are the...