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Maintenance

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Marine Stabilizers

There are so many types of marine stabilizers out there that it can make your head spin. How do they all work? And which system is the best for your boat? For the answers to these questions, plus more, read this.

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Diesel Engine Myths

When it comes to your boat’s engines don’t believe everything you hear. 

Not everything you think you know about diesel engines is true. There are a handful of commonly held believes about them floating around out there that are simply myths. Find out what they are here.

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How to Maintain a Watermaker

Having a good watermaker onboard will make cruising your boat a lot easier. However maintaining one is not as easy as some people think. Never fear. To learn the most helpful maintenance tips for keeping your watermaker running properly, read this.

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How to Prevent Boat Fires

Capt. Richard Thiel looks at the effectiveness of onboard fire-suppression systems and also points out why you might not be as safe as you think.

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Hinckley Talaria 44 Refit

Hinckley CEO Jim McManus was looking for a gently used, cruisable boat with a nice turn of speed. Lucky for him, he knew just where to start, and how to proceed. Here is the whole story.

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Air Filter Silencer from Walker

Checking the Decibel Rating on an Air Filter Silencer from Walker

We put an air filter silencer from Walker Engineering to a true test—installing her on a boat and measuring her decibels.

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How to Troubleshoot Your Boat's Air-Conditioning System

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. And we’ve got everything you need to know about how to stay cool when it gets hot.

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How to Maintain a Hydraulic Steering System

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 everything you need to know to keep your hydraulic steering system in tip-top condition.

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