Frequently Asked Questions

How much is shipping?

The cost of shipping is $99 USD in Florida, $149 USD in the continental U.S., $295 USD outside the continental U.S. and around the world. You can also choose to pickup your order at our store for free. Please wait five to seven days for us to process and ship your order.

Is sales tax included in the sale price?

We do not charge sales taxes for out of state sales or exports.

How much is the basic kit?

$2,295 USD for the watermaker then you choose your pump. $295 USD or $495 USD

Are any part of the parts proprietary?

No, you can get any of these parts at local hardware stores, Amazon or through us. Oil should be replaced every 300hrs/once per year.

Is it worth the cost to get the stainless pump?

You will not gain anything by purchasing a stainless pump, the stainless body is there to help the seals in place, it plays no active role in the longevity of the pump.

How much does a single membrane system weigh?

Less than 55lbs.

Address how to restart the system after it has sat for a while.

Start both pumps & slowly increase the pressure to 800 psi.

How long can I get the hoses?

The high pressure pump hose is 6ft (1.83 m) by default, but we can make it as long as you like for $10 USD/foot.
We make the high pressure hoses in house with stainless fittings, we use high pressure/high temperature Parker made in the USA hose.

How much water does the 12 volt system make?

The 12V system can only support two membranes at 17gph

How does the modular system install?

The modular system is designed to be installed at different locations in your boat, that being said every boat is different so you may need adapters to connect to your boats plumbing system.

How do I pickle the system?

Take the product water and fill a 5 gallon (18.93 l) bucket to ½ full at least, it is very important that you use your product water, not tap or dock water. Add 5 tablespoons of pickling powder to the product water in the 5 gallon (18.93 l) bucket and stir. Get the intake hose, remove the sea strainer, place the intake hose into the bucket, keep the valve fully open and turn the system on. When your pickling solution is almost gone shut down the system before it has a chance to suck up any air into the system. It is now ready to be stored. **If you run out of pickle powder chemical, you can purchase it online at

How often do I need to change the filters?

Every six months.

How much do the membranes last?

Watermaker membranes typically last 5 to 10 years.

Where cam I get replacement filters and membranes ? You can find them on Amazon or in our parts page.

How often do I need to replace the filters ? If they look dark then consider washing them or replacing them. The frequency depends on the water clarity and how frequently you use it, estimate between 1 and 6 months.
The DOW filmtec membrane typically lasts 5 years.

Where do I connect my watermaker ?

Connect to a sea strainer or seacock

Can I share an existing strainer?

Yes as long as it is not primary like engine or generator.

How do I pickle the water maker ?

Mix 4 tablespoons of Sodium Metabisulfite in 5 gallons of water and use the boost pump to run it through the water maker.