Latitudes & Attitudes TV: Boat Show
Season 1, Episode 7 • Educational, Short Films, Special Interest, Sports, G, 01-Jan-2009
Aboard his boat, Darren O'Brien from Latitudes & Attitudes TV demonstrates the SolarLight, a hybrid battery-solar powered flashlight. It uses lithium batteries, LED bulbs, and its own solar panel for long life.
Up Next in LATV Boat Show 2009
At the Pacific Strictly Sail Boat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews the SnakeMate, a waterproof endoscopic camera for viewing hard-to-see areas above and below the water. Attachments allow you to look around corners and even retrieve small objects.
LATV-S5-61: DripLess Shaft Seal
At Strictly Sail Pacific in Oakland, CA, Bob Bitchin reviews the Ronibsen dripless shaft seal that replaces a standard stuffing box. The unit includes a reservoir and hose that injects ATF, automatic transmission fluid, into a bronze bearing housing to lubricate the shaft.
At the Miami Boat Show, Bob Bitchin reviews SmartPlug, a shore power plugin system that's easier to connect and more secure. Bigger pins provide more efficient electrical contact and reduce heat. The pins are self-cleaning to prevent corrosion.