There’s a reason why Aussies and New Zealanders refer to the Tasman sea that separates their coasts as The Ditch: it’s not the type of sea you would go for a relaxing cruise on. With depressions passing West to East during the Southern Hemisphere’s winter and trade winds converging with westerlies in the summer months, calm is a rarity for the Tasman Sea.
However, these conditions did not stop Joe and Cheryl Pengelly from embarking on a 2-week adventurous crossing of the famed Ditch with their brand new and highly customized Riviera 72 Sports Motor Yacht. Equipped with a Blue Water Desalination Legend 1850 fully automatic watermaker capable of producing up to 7,000 liters (1,850 gallons) of water daily, water rationing, and storage was of no concern for this cruising couple. (more…)
Bertram 61 Equipped with Blue Water Desalination’s Legend Fully-Automatic Watermaker
Running low on freshwater while offshore can cause unnecessary anxiety for a vessel’s crew and guests. Thankfully, an adequate capacity watermaker can more than out-supply those concerns. Whether a refit or new build, equipping a boat with a watermaker has become more of a prerequisite than a luxury. Watermakers can now be found factory-installed in a soaring percentage of today’s yachts, and advanced watermakers from Blue Water Desalination (BWD) are at the leading edge of this trend. (more…)
The New Legend ClearMate can produce Ultra Pure Water from either Seawater or Dock Water
Blue Water Desalination proudly unveiled the all-new Legend ClearMate during the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. This newest model in their impressive watermaker lineup uses the same leading-edge technology as the popular Legend Series to provide fully automatic operation. However, the Legend ClearMate is an “all in one” machine that can produce ultra-pure water from either dock water or sea water. This system is available in several different configurations and production outputs to best meet each customer’s needs. (more…)
Blue Water’s Reverse Osmosis Products Now Available in The Netherlands and Italy
We continue to expand our global reach through the appointment of two new dealers in Europe. Sales, installation and service of Blue Water Desalination watermakers, equipment and accessories can be performed in Italy by Technical Dream and in both The Netherlands and Belgium by BTST Marine Equipment. (more…)
Blue Water Desalination recently supplied a Legend LX watermaker for installation aboard the NOAA research vessel Gordon Gunter. The Legend LX is a fully automatic reverse osmosis desalination system and has a capacity of 3,200 Gallons per day. BWD’s engineers modified the standard LX to meet some unique requirements of the NOAA ship. These included the addition of a Pulsation Dampener to the high pressure pump and a membrane cleaning loop and tank.
About the Gordon Gunther The NOAA Ship Gordon Gunter—a 224-foot, multi-use research vessel was originally built in 1989 as the U.S. Naval Ship Relentless, this ship was transferred to NOAA in 1993 and commissioned as the Gordon Gunter on August 28, 1998. (more…)