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15 Years of Liveaboard Cruising - What Equipment Works
Posted July 2012
The Hacking family have started a very detailed "Equipment" section on their website covering all the equipment they have installed on their yacht for Pacific and Indian Ocean cruising. So far the following equipment is detailed: LEDs, AIS, 3G Modems, Solar Panels, Anchors, Watermakers, Saildrives and Epoxy Work.
Guardianage.com
59, Hassock Lane North , Shipley, Derbyshire , DE75 7JB, UK
Combined Pest Repeller and Intruder Alarm, developed by cruising sailors.
MailASail
Tel:+44 (0) 20 70432832
Provides a wide range of communication services and advice on the purchase and installation of communications equipment.
Rutgerson
Deck Hardware.
Trans Marine Pro
Tel:1-954-683-7368 / 1-954-609-0946 Fax:1-866-861-7901
An earth conscious business that promotes and installs Renewable energy systems on sailboats, run by the Murrays from their 56ft custom Bruce Roberts. Offer a unique raft up service on the East coast of the States, and USVI.

Wind Generators

Marlec
Rutland House , Trevithick Road , Corby Northants, NN17 5XY
Tel:+44 (0) 1536 201588 Fax:+44 (0) 1536 400211
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 0830-1700 / Fri 0830-1500
Marlec’s marine Rutland Windchargers have been battery charging on board yachts worldwide since 1979. The 913 & 503 models are a popular sight in marinas and are renowned for their quiet operation and unique alternator design which delivers power from low wind speeds. Marlec are the UK representative of SunWare and their own Spectra semi-flexible solar panels and BP Solar glass panels.

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Electrics and Electronics

   Remote Lifestyle Solutions Remote Lifestyle Solutions Noonsite Page
On s/v Sloepmouche in the South Pacific
VHF Channel 16
Marine & Interior LED. Replace your old hot power hungry LED by new technology LED. We have warm white and many models not found elsewhere! We also carry great GPS Mouse compatible with Maxsea, Cmap, … Free marine software download for Noonsite cruisers.

Bebi Electronics, Ltd.
Waitui Bldg, PO Box 814, Main Street , Savusavu, Vanua Levu , Fiji Islands
Tel:+67-9-885-3031, Mobile:+67-9-997-2558 Fax:+67-9-885-0344
Manufacture and direct customer sales of marine LED lights. Our lights are designed by, and built by, cruisers for cruisers. They are waterproof, rugged and use a current regulator for long life and even brightness regardless of voltage conditions. Replacements for tri-color, running, anchor and steaming lights are available, along with other models.

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Engines

Baja Filters
337 W. 35th Street Suite G , National City , California 91950, USA
Tel:+1 703-851-2967
Small company but excellent service.

Evinrude Parts
Tel:Order Questions, call +1 805-547-8368
Product Related Questions Parts Catalog +1-847-689-7090 Accessories +1-847-689-7090 Literature +1-847-689-7090

Fischer Panda Generators Inc.

Marine Supplies

www.Boating.com
Online marine store for boating supplies and accessories.

Mactra Marine
Unit 20, Worle Industrial Centre, Worle , Weston-Super-Mare , BS22 6BX, United Kingdom
Tel:+44 (0)1934 517288 Fax:+44 (0)1934 520684
Blue water equipment, both new and second hand. Agents for Schenker and Katadyn watermakers

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Sails & Rigging

Parasailor
The revolutionary sail with the distinctive wing, highly efficient for both running and reaching, and light on the autopilot. Specially designed for the short-handed crew, its ingeniously designed douser makes for easy handling.

Sailclamps - Emergency rollerfurl repair
107 Crown Lane, Bellingham, WA, USA
Tel:+1 360-739-6751
An invaluable and inexpensive emergency repair method when rollerfurling fails. It can also be used to convert a rollerfurl sail to hanked on. See application examples on our website. Designed by a sailor for sailors.

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Self-steering

Windpilot Self-steering

Ship 2 Ship
Contact: Stuart Flint
Tel:+44 1743 367513
This service sources equipment, spares and general supplies from any number of suppliers and ships them efficiently in a single package anywhere in the world. Savings on shipping, internet and telephone costs, and avoids unnecessary marina fees whilst waiting for multiple packages to arrive and clear customs. See report about this service in above link.

Reports

eZone: Clearance and delivery of online purchases into the Caribbean, Latin and Central America

Questions about Aluminium Boats

Electrics: Tips from an unplanned re-wiring

Caribbean Boatyard Safety: Good Grounding Saves Lives

Courtesy Flags for the South Pacific

Buying the ideal boat for you

North Sails: How their new sailcloth Radian can work for cruisers

Considerations for marine lightning protection - survey results

How to Extend Zinc-Anode Life

Testimonial for Quality Marine gear and Great Customer After-sales service

Selden Mast Recall - Our Experience

Butane Availability In Caribbean & Pacific

Electric Connections & Conversions in French Polynesia

Great Customer Service Bosch, Istanbul

Thinking of Purchasing a Hypalon Dinghy?

Reply to Poor Service from Quantum Sails

Iridium Airtime - How it Works

Are Propane and Butane interchangeable with most boat systems?

Iridium 9505A Sat Phone - Failure

Aquapro Inflatable Boats - Warrantee Claims

AIS for Cruising Yachts

Which Self Steering System?

Report: Dismasted Mid-Atlantic

Managing Emergencies – Rudder Failure

Lessons from a Circumnavigation Part V: Equipment

MyBoatsGear.Com
Online source for links to sailing equipment vendors
Wooden Widget
Origami Folding Dinghy and Nesting Dinghy.
www.bluewaterbaby.com
New fiberglass tender for cruising yachts.
www.frapped.com
Search engine solely for questions of boat repair and boat maintenance.
www.nauticalexecutive.com
www.secondhandyachts.com
www.seekey.se
Useful aid for people with red/green colour blindness.
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