Affordable alternatives

on the most important propulsion system available to us…

This bit of news got me thinking about electric propulsion, various mindsets on sailing and what passes for the norm where sailing is concerned.  Now, as someone who spent over a decade obsessed with getting affordable electric propulsion to work as a sustainable system aboard “So It Goes”, it’s safe to say that I’ve spent …

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$0.29 a day…

What with the push for induction stoves for boats, the current news that gas stoves may be less than healthy, and the fact that I’d love to lessen the amount of fossil fuels aboard. So, hardly surprising I’ve found myself thinking about the various alternatives to propane lately. The main issue with going electric is …

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In case you can’t find an affordable Origo stove…

You know this stove…   Since Origo has quit marketing the Origo marine stoves the prices for old stock and used stoves have become extremely pricey. Which, considering how simple the stoves actually are, is something of a conundrum. Here’s a pretty nifty DIY alternative that’s affordable… Of course, the stove in question is not …

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