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December 22, 2011 - 12:13pmEngine Warranties
engine warranties range from boat owners who are quite pleased with their service to others who claim loopholes big enough to drive — or tow — their boats through. The truth is that most engine manufacturers ... questions about it.” Frederiksen points out, for example, that engine computers keep records of all alarms ...
March 23, 2012 - 11:28amVital Statistics
. Electronically governed diesel engines monitor themselves to warn of problems before a failure occurs. They also provide skippers information otherwise seen only on mechanical engines when an engine surveyor is aboard ... economy for cruising conditions, and exact load percentages help gauge engine health. But where, exactly ...
April 9, 2012 - 12:34pmNuts and Bolts: Repowering Yachts
. D - D was a straightforward repower. “To get the engines out, we took the manifolds and turbos off ... fiberglass and wood stringers common as engine beds in ’84 were capped with aluminum structures similar to the way engines are mounted in new boats today. Old 2-cycle Detroit Diesel engines typically require ...
April 5, 2012 - 11:43amHow We Bought Our Boat and Got Started in the Charter Business
and weathered wood, peeling paint and an antique engine. We shook hands with the owner, exchanged money ...
May 19, 2011 - 9:59amResto-Mod Repowering With Volvo IPS
,” Morong said, “because the engine room is way back aft.” If the engine room had been amidships, Yachting Solutions would have needed to run jack shafts from the engines to the pods, a distance of about 25 feet ... -drive power package that the previous owner had installed in 2005. The Cummins engines gave the Huckins a top ...
March 22, 2011 - 11:40amChoose the Right Tender
are higher in Europe, boaters on the other side of the Atlantic don’t automatically demand the biggest engine ... will make the engine work harder to ferry people back and forth between the mother vessel and shore. If you ...
January 26, 2010 - 4:48pmCover 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 ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmSpare 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 ...
July 22, 2009 - 3:40pmHow 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 ...
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