Non-Electric Alternatives

Electricity is precious on most boats.

Make your limited supply go further with non-electric or solar-powered alternatives for lights, cooking and other everyday needs.

One of my favorites is my thermal cooker — the cruiser’s version of a crock pot!

  • With a thermal cooker, start dinner when it's convenient & transfer pans to the thermal cooker. Let it cook 4 to 8 hours while you do other things!

In many cruising locales, laundromats or laundry services are few and far between. So we resort to doing laundry on the boat . . . a neat tool to make it a lot easier on your back and a few tips on how I do it.

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