Tag: Boating

by B.J. Porter (Contributing Editor)  One of the weirdest summers in memory is drawing to a close. With the pandemic, we tossed all our usual summer activities and plans in the air to land where they would. Many people took to boating with their families as a good way to get some social distance from […]

by B.J. Porter (Contributing Editor)  Back in July we started a series on things to look for when buying a used boat. We touched on a few easy checks you can make the first time you look at a boat. Some of them included: Smells and Odors Drips and Leaks Obvious Damage and Corrosion Here […]

by B.J. Porter (Contributing Editor) A good night’s sleep on a boat is a pleasure away from a dock or mooring if you can anchor your boat so it stays. Assuming you’ve got good ground tackle, there are three main points to watch for when you are anchoring the boat: positioning, a good set, and […]

By. B.J. Porter (Contributing Editor) Welcome to my Research Project Lithium batteries are a wonderful technology. They are lighter, charge better, and are so efficient. OH MY GOD YOUR BOAT IS GOING TO EXPLODE LIKE A GALAXY NOTE SEVEN ON A TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHT! You’ll get so much more life out of them, they’ll last for […]

by B.J. Porter (Contributing Editor) Welcome to my first post as a contributing editor to the iNavX blog! Our first topic is the all important BATTERY…or as Kathy says “Can you maybe not say the B-word for an hour, please?” Apologies in advance…things are going to get technical about batteries. If you’re into that, then […]

The entire iNavX team would like to welcome you to our new Blog, and more importantly, to introduce you to B.J. Porter, our first contributing editor. B.J. are his wife Kathy are lifetime sailors, who back in 2012 fulfilled their dream of moving onto their boat, S/V Evenstar. Since then, along with their two children, […]