8 Results for "engine"
April 19, 2011 - 3:54pmFighting Onboard Gremlins
before you’re buying new batteries. And, oh yes, the engines won’t start. Be sure to add this to your ... inside the engine room (yes, I know it’s hot) just to see if water is on the hull sides next ... that if the oil level in the engines was OK last night, last week or last month, it’s OK today. I have to tell you ...
Related tags: Systems
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmPrepare Yourself
-explanatory: plan ahead to stay out of trouble. Don't, for example, set off in hurricane season. Have your engine ... -overboard procedure and launching the life raft. Even a task, such as checking the engine oil, that is so simple ... engine manufacturer to teach those basic skills. For too many skippers, cruising is synonymous ...
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmSpare Those Parts
all new parts, leaving you to wonder where you went wrong. Take the spark plugs on a gas engine ... . The same thing holds true for the spare parts on a diesel engine as well. You took your engine serial ... a preformed cooling hose into a box in the engineroom and allow it to bake every time you run your engine ...
Related tags: Boat Ownership
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmSpring to Action
the slack with the engines in forward. If the pier is not well-padded, fenders should protect your hull. Put ... the cleat for friction. Gently take up the slack with the engine in reverse and turn the wheel hard toward ... through an arc until you are lined up in the slip. Leave the engine idling in reverse until you have ...
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmMan Overboard
is the propellers. Without use of the engines, the boat can't maneuver, but, on the other hand, having someone in the water, with propellers turning nearby, is asking for trouble. Our solution was to kill the engine ... reason, the victim hasn't been moved around to the side with the live engine and, if so, he should kill ...
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