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September 30, 2008 - 3:25pmEndless Sea
on the driveshaft. I might need the engine in the fjord. Everything is in order. As I am leaving the workshop, I ... by Cumberland-my bay. I'd better check the engine. I release the driveshaft brake, check the throttle and choke ... and reliable. I barely make my way back up to the pilothouse when the engine's rpm alters ever so slightly ...
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December 3, 2009 - 2:12pmDispatches from the Atlantic: Judgment Day
the starter battery from the generator, and moved it into the engine battery bank, hooked it up ... the starter battery, we would have no engine. This was a sobering drawback. We lashed the generator ... ," I heard Dugald shout, "fire up the engine." I did. It started. No smoke, no flames, no screams ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmThe 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 ...
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 ...
January 26, 2010 - 12:46pmWhat's Stopping You?
. Egret's happy little Lugger main engine has over 7,000 engine hours. It doesn't even occur to us ... fuel burn. This past year in the Pacific, we increased our engine rpms by just 50, but increased our ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmThe Incredible Lightness of Flight
-pilot operation (in the U.S.). VLJs use technology to minimize pilot workload. Engines are computer ... from about $1.4 million for the five-place, single-engine Diamond D-Jet to close to $3 million for the larger, twin-engine VLJs, such as the Embraer Phenom 100. Your decision to buy a VLJ or to use one ...
June 19, 2009 - 10:00amPassionate Heritage
being built as the internal combustion engine replaced steam. The Harmsworth Cup for speed ... lend its name to the famed performance sportboats of the '60s. Engines were changing, too ... the idea and spawn an industry that continues today. During the same period, German engineer Rudolf ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmGibraltar
, a California surfer dude and fleet engineer, very nearly begged permission to swim over to Uno Mas to make ... Autumn Wind , which had been using its spare "wing engine, was steaming ahead under its main engine ... to the issue of delivering clean diesel to engine injectors has dramatically decreased the likelihood of fuel ...
April 15, 2009 - 11:07amImproving the Odds
embrace her? Successful yacht design is ultimately a blend of art, engineering and luck. Recently I had an inside pass to Sea Ray's Product Development & Engineering facility (PD&E) and learned how ... Bucaccio's team is thinking out of the box, PD&E's engineering team is developing it. With a hull form ...
October 3, 2007 - 4:11pmTom Fexas (1941-2006), Innovator, Teacher
in marine engineering from the New York Maritime College, Tom shipped out on the SS Independence as third engineer. He completed the Westlawn yacht design program in his off-duty hours. When he came ashore in Mystic, Conn., he took a day job as an engineer at Electric Boat designing submarines ...
February 23, 2010 - 3:15pmWhere Eagles Soar: Golf and Cruising in Nova Scotia
locals about this amazing feat of engineering he's had the good fortune to buy and bring home. The crew ...
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