Our 20, 30, and 40 gallon per hour water makers all have the basic design and layout in common. Understanding the differences between the models can help you pick one right for your boat.
RO Membranes are the heart of your boat’s water maker, so the more you know and understand about them, the better you will be able to select the best water maker for you boat or take care of the water maker you already have aboard!
It’s hard to believe that this is our 7th Christmas aboard a boat! The memories of spending Christmas on a beach with with our friends in Mexico certainly has to rank among our top memories of cruising Mexico. This year with a Morro Bay, California 70-deg Christmas, it’s certainly nothing to complain about while sitting… Read more »
A common question I get by email is about the boost pump. Do I need one? What does it do? Why is yours standard with the water maker and others offer it as an option? What if I mount everything below the water line, do I need one then? The question are common enough that… Read more »
Boat owners need water makers because people on the boat need clean drinking water. Indeed, fresh water is not only good for drinking, but also for cooking and cleaning purposes. Depending on the size of the boat, number of people aboard, and amount of time the boat will be out cruising on the water,… Read more »
If you are a cruiser, know a cruiser, like a cruiser or one day dream of cruising on a boat in the United States, then the topic of Anchoring Rights should be important to you. Local city governments are passing more and more restrictive limits on prime anchorages and once gone, getting anchoring rights back… Read more »
While at the Seven Seas Cruising Association in Melbourne, Florida I had the privilege of meeting Sherry, who was picking up here 20 gallon per hour water maker to install it herself!
To understand how a boat water maker works, you first have to understand how a RO Membrane works. This nice YouTube Video animation takes the mystery behind the membrane construction away. .
Cruisers are not always floating in just sea water. Sometimes they are in fresh water lakes, rivers or brackish waters but they still want and need water. If you understand the process and limitations, then you can run your water maker in sea water, fresh water or brackish water. .