Archive for October, 2012

Prebit LED lights review

The Prebit R1-1 NV Golden Gloss, Glass Brown, Dimmable, Warm white led lamp   After nearly 8 years Doolittle’s original Cantalupi bunk lights were looking a bit worse for wear. The lacquer that protected the brass finish had come off in patches and where the brass was exposed to the air the colour had changed […]

Thoughts on fitting an under deck autopilot

The Garmin GHP 12 Autopilot system. On the left the compass, next the ‘Brains’ and the display unit. My Pacific Seacraft Dana 24 uses a Simrad TP30 tiller pilot which copes most of the time but just can’t cope when the conditions worsen or the boat is a bit over canvased. What this means in […]