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Old 08-03-2011, 13:04   #16
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Re: what product do you wish existed?

A squall alarm (aka wind radar).

I know AC used them, I know glider pilots use them, but they somehow never made it into the cruising market.

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Old 08-03-2011, 13:05   #17
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A filter to convert salt water into potable water. Such a simple idea and yet nobody takes on it.

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Old 08-03-2011, 13:17   #18
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A squall alarm (aka wind radar).

I know AC used them, I know glider pilots use them, but they somehow never made it into the cruising market.

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Old 08-03-2011, 13:19   #19
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Re: what product do you wish existed?

An galley stove/oven that that cooks well and uses a safe, affordable, efficient and available fuel or a way to have an electric range without shore power or a massive generator.
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Old 08-03-2011, 13:34   #20
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Re: what product do you wish existed?

A sub-sized HQ printer that can copy water marks too.

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Old 08-03-2011, 13:42   #21
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Bottom paint that would last the life of the boat... no slime, or other
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I'd be really happy if it would last just a couple of years.
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Old 08-03-2011, 13:55   #22
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Re: what product do you wish existed?

An efficient high amp Enviro-Gen seawater generator: Amazing 12V Saltwater Generator

An antifouling bioagent which feeds on the adhesive properties of various seagoing organisms negating the need for any short term chemical agents.

An ionic dispersal mechanism which repels lightning.

A bio-organism which consumes grey water and yields filtered potable water.
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Old 08-03-2011, 13:57   #23
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We want a screen that rolls up neatly that will play DVDs, TV or any other digital media. So we could roll it down the bulkhead when we wanted it, watch and then roll away. Flexible, safe, soft, easy to stow. Yay!

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Yes, especially in the middle of a moonless, overcast night.

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Old 08-03-2011, 14:15   #25
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Re: what product do you wish existed?

A dock silencer. No matter what sort of dock party my neighbours launch, I could still read my mag in peace.

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A sextant that can be used on overcast days.

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A sub-sized HQ printer that can copy water marks too.

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A small and light sun-tracking support for solar panels.

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Re: what product do you wish existed?

Diapers for seagulls.

Paint that permanently sticks to aluminum.

Bottom paint for aluminum which is legal that actually works for more than 3 weeks.

Wood varnish that lasts for more than two years.

A $200,000/year job that allows me to go cruising.
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