Hard water can wreak havoc on a boat’s myriad surfaces—fiberglass, stainless steel, varnish—you name it. The SoftCell is a portable system you can easily connect in line at your slip to soften dockside water and make it easier to maintain your boat. Available in two sizes to accommodate various needs and space constraints, the system has a bypass mechanism to prolong the unit’s service life if you’re just doing a quick washdown.
When you think about your next boat, you should probably think about the big picture before you get too crazy. Like, where are you going to tie up your new boat? Sightlines columnist Michael Peters laments the latest trend in the real estate market.
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