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October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmEarly Warning with Gauges
A proper set of gauges can help you avoid engine failure. Few would argue that engines are one of the most important ... of the newer electronic engine packages offered by most engine manufacturers, many new boats do not come ...
Related tags: Safety
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmShamrock 270 Open
and purposeful. The 270 Open shares the same pedigree and stout appearance. A 300 hp V-8 TBI EFI gas engine ... 30 feet to exclusively use inboard power. An insulated engine box in the 270's cockpit lifts up ... the engine's weight in the 270's belly helps with stability, and the lack of an outboard hanging off ...
November 29, 2010 - 10:17amMaritimo 470 Offshore
to be a solid performer, extremely well-engineered, with the creature comforts that would make a long cruise ... in offshore racing, where gauges, electronics and engine controls must be perfectly placed in order to react ... for a 15-inch monitor, and the engine gauges and various breakers are placed on the center panel, just ...
August 23, 2010 - 3:55pmPalm Beach 50
on the hull. The engines used with the pods are Volvo’s 435 horsepower, six-cylinder, D-6 diesel. Richards ... ’0” Displ.: 27,500 lb. Fuel: 425 gal. Water: 185 gal. Engine Options: Several packages available Engines Tested: 2 x 435 hp Volvo IPS 600 diesels Base Price: $1,495,400 Palm ...
November 18, 2011 - 4:01pmSea Mist en Route to Tortola
that tucks under the cockpit and straddles the engine. At night, since we arrived in warmer, southern ... chips, Dove bars, books and Arnie’s gear. Without wind and with the engine running, it can get hot ... the engine is operating flawlessly. The ketch rig is incredibly well-balanced. Arnie has vast experience ...
August 23, 2010 - 1:57pmRiviera 43
.) The engine room is beneath the cockpit, housing twin 435-horsepower Volvo IPS 600 diesels. Access is gained ... for routine engine checks while underway. On the flying bridge, you’ll find more space to relax. By placing ... .(approx.) Fuel: 476 gal. Water: 122 gal. Holding: 40 gal. Engines Tested: 2 x 435-hp Volvo IPS ...
July 8, 2010 - 8:46amJust Tom
and autopilot, so what? Course 232, engine off, good sailing, but a bit too close for comfortable going. We ... a night. Mizzen, staysail, and engine, leaping and surging, but we need to get east and this is the way ... as the engineer of the spar system on board. Wednesday, December 5 Headed for the Horn We made ...
Related tags: Adventures
December 22, 2009 - 3:23pmHow to Use Spring Lines Like an Expert
the slack with the engines in forward. Unless the pier is protected, fenders should protect your hull. Put ... the engine idling in reverse until you have the bow and stern lines secured. Some boats may need to use ... and stern lines and, with the engine idling in reverse (with twin engines, use the outboard engine), turn ...
Related tags: Seamanship
June 3, 2010 - 10:03amRiviera 51 Series II Enclosed Bridge
, created by placing the engines aft, under the cockpit. However, another tangible plus was the efficiency ... would like to see the engine gauges placed lower in the line of sight, instead of above the helmsman ... , allowing for additional lockers. Beneath the saloon is a huge space where the engines used to be. The fuel ...
July 26, 2010 - 9:12amPrincess 50
of sight is unobscured, running at night from the station is an easy option. The engine controls, bow ... engine load data in the 80- to 90-percent range. The flying bridge helm is to port, and when backing ...
October 1, 2009 - 10:17amOld School
. Under The Hood Check your engine fluids before every outing. This should become habit. Your piece of mind is improved and it's a lot easier adding coolant at the dock to a cool engine than on the water to a hot engine. And just because the yard serviced your boat before you picked it up, does not mean you ...
Related tags: Seamanship
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmThe High Price of Arrogance
engine for the fifth time in 24 hours. Barely into our five-day Caribbean cruise from St. Thomas ... the engine came to a sputtering stop followed by a harsh cough while 25 knots of wind slammed the bow, I ... and the GPS showed us about 1,000 miles off course. Once we could no longer run the engine, we couldn ...
January 4, 2010 - 11:03amRiviera 5800 Sport Yacht
, fiberglass caverns where the engines used to be. Today, builders using the system are transitioning ... is the accommodations. By placing the engines all the way aft, a huge lower deck is gained. Our test boat featured four ... recessed, the 5800 turns into an open boat in short order. The engineers did a fine job of ensuring ...
October 21, 2009 - 2:19pmPershing 64
stuff, the drives had to be trimmed down, thus increasing the load on the engines and eventually the temperature. Before you knew it, alarms and bells were blaring in a symphony of confusion-an engine failure ... engine and surface-drive design has cancelled this horror show. "Most people who complain about surface ...
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