Systems

How to Troubleshoot Your Boat's Air-Conditioning System

By | Posted June 2014

Everything you need to know about fixing your air conditioner. Now that summer’s just about here, it’s time to get serious about your onboard air-conditioning system....

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How to Maintain a Hydraulic Steering System

By | Posted May 2014

Few things are as important onboard your boat as your steering system, yet a surprising amount of boaters don’t know how to take proper care of it. We’ll show you...

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How to Maintain Your Stabilizers

By | Posted January 2014

Ever wonder what goes into keeping a stabilizer system up and running? Aside from the initial outlay of installation, the money spent to keep a system running smoothly can be...

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Maintaining Your Dometic Air Conditioner

By | Posted December 2013

Here’s some expert advice to keep your boat's air conditioner operating properly.

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Keeping Up a Lofrans’ Project 1500 Windlass

By | Posted December 2013

Here’s some expert advice to help you maintain your Lofrans’ Project 1500 Windlass.

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Caring for Sea Recovery AquaMatic Watermakers

By | Posted December 2013

Here’s some expert advice to help you maintain your Sea Recovery AquaMatic watermaker.

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Get Your Boat Surveyed

By | Posted November 2013

A surveyor can uncover problems you don’t see before they turn serious. Should you have your boat surveyed every couple of years? Mike Smith investigates the value of having a...

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How to Keep Your Boat Interior Smelling Fresh

By | Posted September 2013

Your ventilation, heating, and cooling system can do so much more for you and your boat, if you set it up right. Learn how to keep things smelling good here.

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How to Polish Your Fuel to Keep Your Boat Running Smoothly

By | Posted July 2013

Fuel treatments and additives can go a long way towards keeping your boating season trouble-free. But when you get into diesel-powered vessels that are 40 feet or more, the best...

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How To Check Your Boat's Bonding System

By | Posted May 2013

Need to Know: Your Bonding System Really understanding how her electrical system can damage a boat’s metal components will help you to avoid costly replacements and repairs...

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Sea Flush

By | Posted April 2013

Sea Flush is a tool that facilitates winterizing, unclogging thru-hull fittings, flushing out saltwater and cleaning heat exchangers/exhaust manifolds/A/C hoses and Oil Coolers on...

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Installing a Diesel Priming System on Your Boat

By | Posted March 2013

Think bleeding your fuel system is beyond your expertise? Know what goes into the process and why each step is critical, and maybe you’ll get closer to your engines than you...

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Power Management: Lessons from Boeing

By | Posted February 2013

Anyone who owns a boat may have been thinking about batteries and charging systems quite a bit since Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner nightmare. The fact that diagnosis of the...

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