This video covers common boat maintenance issues that can occur on a sailboat and how to deal with them. It demonstrates what happens when a window is left open while sailing and how to clean up. Additionally, Captain Simon works on fixing a water maker and repairing the hydraulic system for the boom vang. The
Boat water makers are an essential piece of equipment for sailors who want to remain self-sufficient on extended voyages or in areas where potable water is not readily available. This device is designed to convert saltwater into fresh drinking water. It also provides sailors with a reliable source of hydration while they are at sea.
Owning, living and traveling on a sailboat requires several essentials – the obvious one’s that come to mind are a working engine, tip-top rigging, good sails, a strong hull and crew that know what they’re doing. Aside from the core basics, however, I have a list of my top 10 essentials for making life on