8 Results for "engine"
April 15, 2013 - 10:29amVirtual Cruise of the East Coast: Block Island, RI
ocean passage in daylight. The day before we head out, we’ll fuel up and do a thorough inspection of our engine room. Fuel filters are changed, if necessary. Engine and transmission oil levels are checked, and belts are ... . The throaty sound of our reliable diesel engine and reassuring, yet repetitive, weather report on our ...
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January 3, 2013 - 10:28amFleming 78: Quiet Times
. “Victor, are you ready to start the engines?” I asked the captain. “They’re running,” he replied ... Duncan Cowie, the man now running this 25-year-old company, along with engineer Adi Shard, founder Tony ... ’s quietness are the new V-8 common-rail 1,000-horsepower MAN diesel engines instead of the normally specified ...
February 16, 2012 - 2:06pmSunny Side Up
charged to ensure that a bilge pump will function and that the engine will start after being left ... , allowing me to anchor out for five days or more before I have to run the main engine to recharge. (I choose ... less energy and I have to rely on my engine and high-output alternator to recharge my battery bank ...
April 19, 2011 - 2:37pmDoing the Ditch
,200-mile trip from Annapolis, Maryland, to Stuart, Florida, was ideal. The twin-engine Corvette 340 cruises ... with the standard Yanmar 315 horsepower engines, she will cruise at 18 knots and top out at more than 20 knots ... for this engine room. A lot of attention has been paid to noise attenuation, and running this boat for 8 or 9 ...
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November 29, 2010 - 4:59pmCrossing the Gulf Stream Safely
mate know what to do if the unthinkable happens. Fuel, Filters, Impellers, Engine Fluids and More ... with you. Just to be safe, I also inspect my engine’s water pump impeller and carry a couple of spares. Check your coolant level and carry a gallon or two of what your engine manufacturer recommends. Check ...
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