Systems

Systems
Boat systems are inherently different than that of similar counterpart systems. Heads are certainly not bathrooms, nor are galleys quite the same as kitchens. Southern Boating has articles and resources to keep your heads, galleys and other boat systems in ship-shape.
deck washdown system

Clean on Demand: Installing a Deck Washdown System

Add a deck washdown system for a squeaky clean boat. As a marine surveyor I’ve often wondered why many boat manufacturers don’t include a deck...
Watermaker Maintenance

Keeping Up with the Watermakers

“Water, water, everywhere, and all the boards did shrink. Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” I can’t read those lines from the seafaring...
the new seakeeper 3

Stability at Sea Goes Small

The new Seakeeper 3 gyro system offers stability previously only available to boats 40 feet and up. It still surprises me how many people suffer...
Fire Suppression System

Turn Off the Heat

Fire suppression systems designed to put out a blaze before it turns deadly. A boat fire demands quick and decisive action since even the beginnings of...
installing a windlass

The Wondrous Windlass

Heavy-duty lifting is this marine powerhouse’s job. Dropping anchor in a beautiful cove is often the goal of cruisers, who seek and set sail for...

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