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Installing a Lewmar V700 Windlass on the Black Watch 26

Mike Mills’ Black Watch 26 had a perfectly fine anchoring system, the standard chain and robust anchor accessed through a nice bow locker where it all sat happily until needed. But the motivation to use the anchor  was often dampened by the hassle of sending a crew member to the bow to extract the anchor, … Read More


Black Watch 26 Engine Bracket Installation

There are many reasons to install an outboard bracket on the back of a powerboat. Sometimes the strength of the transom is in question. Without a doubt, adding a bracket will increase your cockpit real estate. When you move the outboards aft onto a bracket the performance of the boat changes and so does the fuel … Read More