SPRING is due to arrive SOON…are you READY?

Marine Plumbing News & Information
March 2013


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Customer Testimonial

“I have recommended Ocean Link to many of my friends since they helped me retrofit my Dehler 37.” 

Kenn Pilczak,

Owner of Jester

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We are happy to be exhibiting in the Maine Boatbuilders Show once again. The show takes place at the Portland Company Complex at 58 Fore Street in Portland, Maine.


The 2013 show times are:

Friday March 15: 10 – 6pm

Saturday March 16: 10 – 6pm
Sunday March 17: 10 – 4pm

Please stop by our display and tell us what you think about the NEW Dry Flush Toilet we will be demonstrating.


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We are very busy getting ready for the Maine Boatbuilder Show  where we are very excited to be demonstrating the NEW Dry Flush Toilet. See the article below for details.



If you need boat work done before the season begins, pleae give us a call today at 401 683-4434 to get on our work schedule.


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Hope to see you at the show. 

Terri Cortvriend
Ocean Link, Inc.

Photo taken at Ocean Link courtesy of Billy Black



*** News for Immediate Release ***
Ocean Link to Debut
Revolutionary New Toilet
at Main Boatbuilders Show


Dry Flush ToiletPortsmouth, RI: Ocean Link Inc., the “Marine Plumbing Specialists” of Portsmouth, Rhode Island will debut what the manufacturer calls “The Perfect Toilet” at the Maine Boatbuilders Show taking place in Portland on March 15 – 17. This will be the first time the “Go Anywhere” Dry Flush toilet has been shown and demonstrated to New England boaters.

Many toilets claim to be odor free, but the Dry Flush unit truly is. This is made possible through the use of a specially designed and patented cassette that dispenses clean material into the bowl after every flush. The flush cycle encapsulates the waste material into an odor-tight pouch. The pouch is compacted into the bottom of a container within the toilet. After approximately 17 flushes, the cassette containing the pouches is easily removed and disposed of as diapers would be. All waste, both solid and liquid, is securely encased so the user never has contact with it.

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Watch video to see how it works.

The fully portable Dry Flush unit looks and is used like a regular toilet. It is very lightweight, durable and uses no water or chemicals. It is powered by a battery cell which provides up to 300 flushes per charge. It can also be permanently affixed and wired in if desired.



 Meet our Lead Service Technician


BrianBrian Paiva has worked at Ocean Link for five years. Before coming to us, he cut his teeth at Bristol Yachts for twelve years and then honed his skills at Ted Hood’s Little Harbor Yachts for ten more. We are pleased to have someone with such depth of experience on our crew.


“I am always super-confident when Brian is on a job, because I know he will come up with the best solution possible,” says Terri Cortvriend, Ocean Link owner.


We caught up with Brian while he was upgrading a sanitation system aboard a Talaria 43. The new equipment is a VacuFlush electric toilet system.


Brian maintains ABYC Certification in Marine Mechanical and Electrical Systems. He prides himself in always putting his customer’s needs first and putting forth his best effort on every job.


On weekends you can find Brian working on or drag racing his customized 2003 Dodge Dakota truck.  





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