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July 15, 2010 - 3:02pmMochi Craft LR23
touchscreen to know it, because the usual rumble and vibration that accompany engine startup are not there ... MAN diesels for a sea trial. Those engines push the Mochi a bit faster than the electric motors ... hour. The diesels turn the 70 kW electric motors, mounted between the engines and Vdrive transmissions ...
January 26, 2010 - 3:48pmCover Charge
and maximum caps on coverages." Engine warranties are critical: They cover the most complex and important parts of a yacht's systems. "Most of the engine manufacturers have a five-year warranty [that diminishes ... . If you blow an engine up, you're looking at maybe a $200,000 motor, but you're just paying for the labor ...
February 28, 2011 - 2:29pmPowering Your Helm
-second basis. Huge screens carry split views of radars, fishfinders, chart plotting and the like, while engine ... improper functions,” says a marine engineer from Garmin ( www.garmin.com ). “A microprocessor system has ...
November 18, 2009 - 1:16pmWill Boaters Share Sounding Data?
manager for ARGUS, developed by SURVICE Engineering. "I think most people are pretty happy ... is partnered with Marine Satellite Systems and GEOSat Solutions, which are engineering the units, and the GIS ... are that the price will be below $1,000. Stay tuned. ARGUS Development Team, SURVICE Engineering, (410) 297 ...
July 16, 2010 - 10:13amFast Forward to Now
equipment providers are constantly looking to improve their products and engineer in better performance ... as an applications engineer and ever since I started working with IPS, I started thinking about repower,” says Tom Eckel, an applications engineer for Volvo Penta, who is repowering his own 1974 Bertram 38 ...
July 22, 2009 - 2:40pmHow to Pick a Marine Surveyor
structure to the engines to the electrical system to helm electronics. If a surveyor has cause for concern about the engines, he can call in a specialist. "The engines may be worn out, but they will run okay ... engine surveyor to really test the engines." Price has plenty of tales, ranging from icemakers filled ...
June 3, 2010 - 12:16pmIn the Face of Adversity
and the extremely close quarters. The engineer was sent down to turn on the second generator, dedicated to running ... dependent on 125 V AC supply—and had no bow thruster. Only the engines controls and gear controls, operated ... diameter on our starboard side. The engineer who had been just recently brought on, was unaware of our ...
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March 24, 2009 - 10:55amThe Electronics of Long-Range Cruising
tools, or tweaking engine use for optimum mileage from a tank of fuel. And as coastal cruisers adopt ... -rail engines in our 65-footer. They come with fuel-flow-monitoring systems as standard," says Fleming. "We also ... actually consumed against miles covered and miles remaining." Tuning the engine rpm is critical ...
September 17, 2009 - 2:41pmBuilding the Dream
." "There's plenty of design and engineering that goes into these custom boats," says Boyce. "We do all ... and laminates and structure." But the design of the yacht and its engineering are shared with the builder ... ,500 hours of design and engineering work done here in this office," says Boyce. "there is probably another ...
March 29, 2010 - 9:58amFour Ways to Use an Integrated Helm
assistance to nearby vessels, keeping the helmsman relaxed, and watching engine data to head off problems ... , a VHF set to watch three or more channels, engine monitoring fit for an ocean crossing, and a plotter ...
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