We sat down with sunshade-expert Peter Jones from Sola-Cure Marine Window Blinds to answer common questions about selecting, sizing and installing Sola-Cure Solar Blinds on your vessel. If you’re unsure if you need solar blinds on your vessel, check out our previous article: The Benefits of Using Sunshades on Your Vessel. What do I … Continue reading Common Questions About Sizing & Installing Sola-Cure Solar Blinds
Proportional control bow and stern thrusters have changed the docking experience since they were first introduced in 2011. Imtra thruster expert Peter Nolet answers common questions about upgrading. Most electric motors we use in our daily lives operate at whatever speed we choose. Yet DC-powered bow and stern thrusters long ran at two speeds only—on … Continue reading 5 Common Questions About Proportional Speed Control Bow & Stern Thrusters
Glare from the sun can cause a number of problems onboard ships and yachts like blinding the captain, making navigational screens harder to see, and overheating the interior. Transparent sunshades are a great option for reducing sun glare without compromising visibility. We sat down with sunshade-expert Peter Jones from Sola-Cure Marine Window Blinds to go … Continue reading The Benefits of Using Sunshades on Your Vessel
Is your bow or stern thruster too loud? Whether your thruster has been noisy from the day it was installed or if it just started getting louder over time, here are three factors that contribute to noise, and ways to solve them. What Makes a Bow Thruster Loud? The most common cause of noise … Continue reading Why Is My Bow Thruster so Loud? 3 Common Causes of Noisy Thrusters.
LED boat lights provide a natural look to your vessel without any distracting glare. Let’s dive into 10 common question about LED boat lights to get you started.
Sometimes electric anchor windlasses fail. Luckily, they can often be diagnosed and repaired quite simply. Let’s break down the common issues that can arise and how to resolve them.
Imtra wiper expert Jamie Simmons discusses the factors that will affect the cost of buying and installing a boat wiper system for your recreational boat. Whenever we discuss wiper systems with boat owners, the conversation usually starts with a discussion of the owner’s boat type. Normally, boats equipped with wipers are powerboats in the mid-20-foot … Continue reading How Much Do Marine Windshield Wiper Systems Cost?