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Old 25-02-2003, 10:04   #1
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...for a watermaker to supply 8 persons on a circumnavigation?

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Old 26-02-2003, 12:24   #2
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Last months "good old boat" showed how to build your own watermaker and save some money. By building it yourself you will know how to make repairs as needed. I have a 725 gallon a day unit with 600 gallons of tankage. That should be more than enough for the 3 of us.
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Hi irwinsailor

I'm very interested in details on this. Where can I get the details. I'm in Europe and don't know the magazine 'Good Old Boat' - I assume it's a magazine?
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Old 02-03-2003, 14:58   #4
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Smile Also very interested

This I must know more about. Can you please provide us with some more info on how to get the article irwinsailor? Was it the January/February issue?

I found the website:

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DIY Watermaker

The article "Build Your Own Watermaker" (by Guy Stevens) was in the Jan/Feb '03 issue of "Good Old Boat" magazine (issue 28). The article is not on-line, but can be ordered as a reprint.
It's an excellent article (and an excellent magazine) even if you don't intend to build it yourself.
Shamelessly , I add, I'm published in the March/April '03 Issue 29 - "Ohm's Law & You".
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Thanks for the information.

I have now ordered that issue of the magazine and they have confirmed that I will get a free sample issue too. That will be with YOUR article Gord!!!

I'm really looking forward to reading YOUR article and the one on making the watermaker. And from checking the website I do belive the rest of the magazine is worth checking out too.



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water powered watermaker

I found this website about a water powered watemaker. You tow it behind the boat. It looks about 1/3 price of regular watermakers. Might be just the thing for a circumnavigation.
http://www.yachtwatermaker.com/
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I found this website about a water powered watemaker. You tow it behind the boat. It looks about 1/3 price of regular watermakers. Might be just the thing for a circumnavigation.
Thanks a lot Jim.

Does anyone have experience with the towable waterbaker?
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