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March 26, 2010 - 1:49pmLyman-Morse 55: A Happy Tune
was to replace Annie Rose , a 38-foot single-engine jet boat built by Lyman- Morse in 2004 and 2005 (see "On ... set at 0.5, he found that Whistler cruised at 25.5 knots at only 70-percent engine load. At this load, the engines developed about 700 bhp, which is less than the maximum output of 715 bhp for the C ...
April 15, 2009 - 12:28pmCarrying the Torch
, engineers, and designers-most of them quite young. Sitting at the top of this modest heap is Johnson ... more than 8 or 10 members on the design and engineering staff and for the past 30 years has kept growth under control and every aspect of the design and engineering process in-house. This approach allows S ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmBruckmann 47
touches appear at the engine box, which also houses the galley sink. Cruising couples are skipper, navigator, chef, steward and engineer, so anything that complicates their lives should be exorcised from the design. Alizé III's engine box opens like an easily recalled puzzle box, allowing easy reach of all ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmOnStar On Board?
and be sure OnStar will get you back on track. Having engine problems, too? Relax. The system automatically ... the push of a Voice/Data button on your bulkhead panel, lets the coordinator run engine diagnostics, review data (including battery, coolant and oil temperatures and pressures, engine retardation and manifold ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmNMEA 2000 Integration
the engines and the control heads for shifting and throttle have to be hard-wired to the battery, in this case via a control box for each engine and one each for shifting and throttle. As you expand the system ... exactly as advertised. A single button drops the engines to idle at 550 rpm to keep the boat within the 6 ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmWyliecat 65
fiber by Composite Engineering. The carbon-fiber wishbone boom allows precise control of the sail ... with the ubiquitous stayed sloop. The freestanding rig, as Wylie and Composite Engineering have conceived it ... is severely tapered, allowing it to bend to leeward in gusts, depowering the sail. A properly engineered ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmSelene 53
for her length-beamy and tall-but her shape below the waterline and single engine create a fuel ... to the occupants' moving around (our crew numbered seven) than the engine. After clearing the breakwater, we ... the engine and should provide sub-freezing temperatures when you need them, even in the tropics. Like any ...
November 17, 2009 - 3:35pmNova Scotia on a Fleming 65
murmur of our diesel engines. St. Peter's bills itself as the gateway to the Bras d'Or Lake-and so ... . We woke Sunday morning to the sounds of departure. Engines started, skippers issued commands ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmClassic Runabouts: Little Beauties
loved the staccato beat of lightly muffled V-8 engines-the sounds that came from the hearts of these old ... -to-drive craft lent themselves to the modest power of their primitive gas engines. Narrow for their length ... the interiors and specify what type of engines they want. Interiors are often gleaming classic white with cherry ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmFitzroy 80
/50 boats. Fitzroy Yachts, a division of Fitzroy Engineering Group in New Zealand, built this 80-footer to showcase the company's expertise in the engineering and construction of large metal structures. From all ... and back without sanding bottom paint off the keel. When he fired up the 370 hp Lugger engine ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmBroadband Solutions for Boats
to broadband, or broad spectrum, lets engineers increase the volume of data transferred among a yacht's devices ... a reduction. That's just fine by marine electronics engineers, who would rather focus on dedicated ... than a PC". The reason: Engineers can design each microprocessor to perform a relatively narrow range ...
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October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmWallypower 118
the forward opening, mega-volumes of fresh air to the gas turbine engines, and they house the exhaust system ... -shape flat way back aft. Wally expects a top speed of 70 knots from the 118's four engines-a pair of gas ... . Each turbine/diesel duet couples to a clutched transfer box, which permits running one or both engines ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmBruckmann 56
's so comfortable and handy at displacement speeds-and so economical, burning about 2 gallons per engine ... lighted and tidy as an operating room. Spacious, too. Straight six-cylinder engines make so much sense ... and routine service points on the engines may not encourage the owner to inspect the machinery every day ...
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