Cruisers Forum

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-12-2009, 14:40   #16
Registered User
elf's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: North Carolina
Boat: Catalina 30
Posts: 105
Originally Posted by Cormorant View Post
We have one of the $35 Duckworks pump-up showers, linked above. This is just a thumbs-up vote for it. Really a pleasure.
This is the one we have too. I emailed Duckworks to ask a question before ordering, and got a fast, friendly reply. Very happy with the service and the product. We were going to make our own but could only find clear 2-gal garden sprayers in stores around here and wanted black to better heat the water on a sunny day.
elf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-12-2009, 22:14   #17
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Houston TX
Boat: Pacific Seacraft 25 "Turtle"
Posts: 364
Images: 35
You can use the spray paint for plastic(rustoleum?) I had one that worked well if the sun was out. The sun not being out is why I went to the Zodi.......m
I must go down to the sea again.........
cantxsailor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2009, 02:02   #18
Long Range Cruiser
MarkJ's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Australian living on "Sea Life" currently in England.
Boat: Beneteau 393 "Sea Life"
Posts: 12,823
Images: 25
Originally Posted by KatKokomo View Post
We do not have a water heater, so we rely on sunshine.
Any suggestions?
Our bucket is one of those black rubber stock feed buckets.
Just fill it full of water and come back in half an hour.

One of the members of our crew can take her sea baths without warm water. Its because the cold water matches that what flows in her veins............
Notes on a Circumnavigation.

Somalia Pirates and our Convoy
MarkJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-12-2009, 13:51   #19
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Morlaix Brittany France blog:
Boat: Colvic Watson/32ft/Feels Good
Posts: 461
Images: 4
Send a message via Skype™ to feelsgood
We have a garden spray that I painted MAT black with a fluffy roller (2 coats) Lay it in the sun as a solar shower and it get very hot
feelsgood is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alternatives to jens_elsborg Monohull Sailboats 23 01-09-2016 06:29
Where to Put Through Hull or Other Alternatives rsn48 Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 13 22-02-2012 14:53
dri-dek alternatives? schoonerdog Construction, Maintenance & Refit 5 15-03-2008 11:44
decking experiences/alternatives brian and clare Construction, Maintenance & Refit 3 11-07-2007 00:08
Life Raft Alternatives cal40john Health, Safety & Related Gear 4 06-02-2007 18:52

Advertise Here

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:42.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.