Companies of Interest to Sailing

Montgomery Marine

Current builder of the Nor Sea 27,  NorSea 37 and also the complete line of Montgomery trailerable cruisers.  All of these boats were designed by Lyle Hess.

Aries Vane gear

Original builder of Entr’acte’s steering gear. This is where you buy spare parts for the older Aires units. Contact Helen Franklin.


Current builder of the Aries Wind Vane Steering Gear.

Henshaw Inflatables

Builder of the famous line of Tinker inflatables and also the builder of Entr’acte’s WONDERFUL Tinker Infaltable RIB.   Unfortunately they are no longer produced. If you want one you will have to look on the used market.  Our Tinker RIB is the finest tender we have ever had.  Let’s hope that they reume production sometime soon.


Terry Baylor was instrumental in the lofting and building of the original NorSea 27.  he and his wife Shanda are now the builders of the radically new  Lear 204 wake-less electric boat .

Hotwire Enterprises

Distributors for Entr’acte’s Wonderful Dr. LED masthead tri-color Navigation light and anchor light and the Fabulous beyond belief Sensi-Bulb cabin light LED’s as well as numerous other energy solutions.
Libby and John were cruising and needed a solution to the “Lighting power drain problem.”  Once they solved the problem for themselves they went into business to help the rest of us.  They have been great friends and have taken care of us well over the years. 

Hamilton Ferris

Solar panels, wind/water generators and anything else to produce electrical power on your boat.  Ham has been a great friend since our Cat Boat days.  Here is another companywho really takes care—“good morning, Hamilton Ferris, this is ham speaking. How can I help you?”  Again–no “press 1,2,3 Good bye” nonsense.  Support the people that answer the phone themselves!


Manufacturers of Entr’acte’s katadyne 160 Wter maker.  We have seen this time after time—–They have customer service that is second to none!   Thanks Chris!

Costa Rica YC–Puntarenas, CR

Entr’acte’s home in Costa Rica.  The ONLY working boat yard with a tavel lift and on land storage between Ecuador and Mexico. A terriffic place to haul, re-group and repair.  Fabulous people. great service and facilities. The restaurant is a treat in itself.

Waitui Marina, Savusavu, Fiji

Located on the “little island” of vanua Levu. The place to make your Fiji landfall. Great place. Friendly staff.  They will take care of arrangin customs clearance for you when you arrive.  Make sure you e mail your 48 hr advance notice of arrival.

Bebe Electronics

Run by Michael and Kendra, they make the latest generation of “affordable and reliable” LED lights—for anchor, navoigation and ambience.  Located at waitui Marina.

Vuda Marina-Fiji

The best,if not only, place to store your boat safely out of the water for the cyclone season.  They have a unique method of storage “in the grave” by digging a pit and placing the keel into the pit with sides stopred on tires.  It has been a wonderful thing. We have no fear of Entr’acte falling over in high winds.  The staff is competent and friendly.  The price is “right” as well.