The big finale? Install setscrews in the propeller hub to prevent any insidious marine growth from fouling the tapped holes. Then, after dealing with the shaft nuts, install a new cotter pin in each shaft tip, too.
Power & Motoryacht’s Editor-at-Large Capt. Richard Thiel, who steered the direction of the magazine as Editor-in-Chief for 25 years, passed away recently. Now Executive Editor Capt. Bill Pike shares memories of his colleague and friend.
Read what he had to say here. ▶