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July 24, 2012 - 10:17amWorry Free Weather Routing
. Fortunately, new communications options have kept pace with improved boat and engine technology. The Internet ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmHow to Hug Your Diesel
And other tips to not letting engine troubles foul ... . Yep, just another day in boating paradise. Everything is perfect-or would be, if the port engine hadn ... on board, that this perfect day may end with your boat limping into an alternate port on one engine, hours ...
Related tags: Systems
March 24, 2009 - 11:03amBreathing Easy: Engineroom Ventilation
engines-or worse. For thousands of years, boaters relied on wind to get ... . Or did it? A pair of 1,000-horsepower engines draws 4,000 cubic feet of air per minute through their cylinders, necessary both to burn fuel and dissipate engine heat. Without a clean, cool breeze coming ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmNew Gen City
. For the largest of yachts, Caterpillar's newest generators are built on the company's six-cylinder 18C engine ... -control module help keep engine speed constant and power output at precisely 60Hz, even when power demands ... expensive equipment and a full-time engineer. Fortunately, electronic governors are now available ...
Related tags: Equipment
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmWhatever Floats Your Boat
, white dials side by side in the engineroom, the black numbers indicating 13 hours exactly on each engine ... of flooding, he recommends having poly-ball fenders sized to fit your engine exhausts, particularly ... . None of the tips I've discussed so far would have helped. I could hardly fit my hand between the engine ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmGhostbusters in the Machine
must often manage multiple experts-think of them as oracles-in order to check engines, electrical ... the issues common to a certain boat, or a particular engine brand, and be able to recommend just the right ... . Engine or exhaust vibrations also have signatures, varying on the number of cylinders, and whether ...
Related tags: Boat Ownership
December 9, 2008 - 5:26pmBertram 410
side, a much more sensible location for tournament fishing. Bertram also rethought the engine ... in two: The area forward of the cockpit, under the saloon, contains only the two main engines and related ... between these two spaces allow inspection and access outboard of the engines. Huge gasketed hatches ...
December 10, 2008 - 1:44pmViking 60 Convertible
that engines have become lighter for a given horsepower.) They also flattened the after sections of the hull ... to make maintenance easier, such as remote engine start buttons right next to the fuel system priming pumps and a hose connection for the engine oil change system in the cockpit. New aboard the 60 ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmThe Worst Time of Your Life
the person fell to swing the propellers away from the victim, while simultaneously placing the engines ... , and can even stop the engines, turn the boat head-to-wind and launch rescue gear. While the MOBi-lert can ...