Month: July 2014

Water Maker Installation: 1997 Hunter 40.5

SV Gypsy Wind a 1997 Hunter 40.5 all ready to head South to Mexico and Beyond on the 2013 Baja Ha-Ha Cruisers Rally The bulk of the water maker is installed in a hanging locker.  High Pressure Pump, prefilters, and the valving and cleaning assembly.  To save space, the two 3-way valves were removed from… Read more »

With Marine Watermakers: Size Matters

I will be the first to stand up and say that I LOVE my job. Where else would I get to work from the lower salon of my sail boat from whereever I am and talk cruising and watermakers with friends and clients.  But I will also admit that my work schedule is more of… Read more »

Water Maker Hose Run Lengths

    A benefit of a modular sailboat watermaker is that the individual water maker modules can be mounted as far apart or as close together on your boat as space dictates (I’m assuming you don’t have a 300ft Mega Yacht and want to spread the Modules from stern to bow).  A plumbing run of… Read more »

Converting a Spectra to a Cruiser RO Water Maker

After years of operating their Spectra DC water maker, Tom contacted Cruise RO Water Makers to talk about converting their Spectra water maker our concept of a “Keep it simple” high output AC 120V unit.   Dear Rich, We replaced the membranes supplied by you in November 2013 in our Spectra Newport 700. We are… Read more »