Maintenance

How To Bleed A Diesel Engine

By | Posted November 2012

If you allow air to enter the supply line of an engine it will promptly airlock the engine and summarily shut it down. Here are the steps to get things going again.

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Your Boat's Fuel in Winter

By | Posted November 2012

With the ethanol debate continuing to rage, should you gas up your boat before winterizing or leave the fuel tank empty? Tips on caring for gasoline engines and fuel when you...

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How To Winterize Your Diesel

By | Posted November 2012

Capt. Bill's tips on winterizing your boat's diesel engine.

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Outside-the-Box Outboards

By | Posted November 2012

Just when you think the latest gas-powered outboards have wrung every drop of power from a gallon of fuel, along comes a new way to tackle the problem. See two new developments...

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Diesel Engines and a Cleaner Environment

By | Posted October 2012

Power...

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Hands-On Stuffing Box Tips

By | Posted August 2012

Know how to keep your stuffing box happy? We have some DIY maintenance methods, including tips for both spud- and gland-type stuffing boxes, and some smart ways to head off...

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How to Troubleshoot Battery Problems

By | Posted July 2012

Quick troubleshooting when batteries go afoul. A step-by-step guide for the boat owner.

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A Guide To Proper Seawater Plumbing

By | Posted June 2012

Plumbing for seawater circuits is critical. Centrifugal air-conditioning pumps must be below the waterline to prime, and seawater hoses must rise continuously uphill from the...

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How To Add an Air Conditioner to Your Boat

By | Posted June 2012

How to Install an Air Conditioner on Your Boat Boatbuilders want simpler installations, so today many air-conditioning systems now contain all electronics within a single remote-...

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How To Install An Ice Maker On Your Boat

By | Posted June 2012

How to add a big-boat fishbox ice to a small sportfisher or any boat.

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Thruster Installation

By | Posted June 2012

Thruster Installation: A new thruster system offers an alternative to a conventional installation. How to install a thruster on your yacht.

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How to Maintain Your Boat's Cooling-System

By | Posted June 2012

As horsepower has increased over the years, so too has the importance and complexity of your engine’s cooling system. Here are some tips on maintaining your boat's...

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How to Install a Cockpit Refrigerator

By | Posted June 2012

Installing a Cockpit Drawer Refrigerator is Surprisingly Simple. Here's a step-by-step...

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