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October 1, 2010 - 7:54amHustle and Flow
, yacht owners can make sure their engines get diesel that’s ready to burn ... any problems that arose. Engines today are much less tolerant of common fuel problems, so owners have ... microns to stay within engine manufacturer’s warranty specifications. Secondary filters — those mounted ...
January 30, 2009 - 1:46pmAir Apparent
engines running cleanly. Owners of yachts powered by today's diesel engines ... , and clean running come precise tolerances and computerized engine controls that need care and feeding ... you to keep it that way. Many engines emit far fewer harmful gases in the engineroom now thanks ...
October 3, 2007 - 3:11pmPrepare Yourself
-explanatory: plan ahead to stay out of trouble. Don't, for example, set off in hurricane season. Have your engine ... -overboard procedure and launching the life raft. Even a task, such as checking the engine oil, that is so simple ... engine manufacturer to teach those basic skills. For too many skippers, cruising is synonymous ...
July 17, 2009 - 1:07pmCooling System Tips
're finally headed out on that long-awaited cruise, but two hours into the trip, one of your engine ... 's engines aren't marginal, like they often were in the '70s and '80s. If you're servicing them every two ... marine diesel engines cool themselves by circulating antifreeze through the engine and then circulating ...
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 ...
January 26, 2010 - 11:27amWhat A Blast!
is the installation of backfire flame arrestors on inboard gasoline engines. These devices attach to the carburetor or throttle body atop the engine, where an air filter might normally be on a car engine. They function ... boats for decades. If you have inboard gas engines, make sure you have a flame arrestor in place on each ...
March 22, 2011 - 10:40amChoose 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 ...
December 1, 2010 - 4:23pmHow to Properly Maintain Davits
are blocked. He also advises against towing jet boats. “It forces water into the engine,” Bohne says. “That’s a $15,000 mistake.” Ethanol-blended gasoline is also causing expensive engine repairs. “I ... penetrations that could leak water in. For trouble-free tenders, he also recommends changing engine cooling ...
July 26, 2010 - 10:50amOffshore Safety Lessons
of things to come—the engine’s temperature was higher than normal. But why worry? We were finally underway ... running the engine for about 30 minutes to charge the batteries, it overheated and had to be shut down ... a secondary halyard, and with three of the crew still sick, I proceeded to troubleshoot the engine problem ...
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January 26, 2010 - 12:53pmClutch Situation
-forgotten-transmission might leave you spinning your wheels. I am often asked about engine ... , they may leave a working engine with no way to transfer power to the propeller. A transmission problem can be devious: When an engine fails, the propeller stops spinning, but a neglected transmission could lock ...
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