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Editor’s Letter

January 28, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

The day dawns clear and warm. There’s nothing pressing on your agenda. So what are you doing with a day like this? Going boating, of course! I can relate because I also go boating every chance that I can. Though I usually have a different destination each time, there’s just one reason for being out […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

July 15, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

I recently upgraded some of the electronics on the boat and started to notice voltage issues when all the equipment was turned on. Looking at the bird’s nest of wiring that I’ve been creating as I’ve added additional equipment over the past two decades, I thought the best thing to do was to remove all […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

March 24, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  Do you carry spare parts aboard your boat?  When you are away from your dock and something goes wrong with your engine or electrical system, the spare parts you’ve stocked may very well determine whether you can safely get back under your own power. Along with keeping a variety of tools on your boat, you […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The off-season is a good time to focus on boat maintenance. Owners can categorize what can be adequately repaired and what must absolutely be replaced. In addition, if the boat is accessible, another list can be made of the repairs that must be addressed now and what can be left, without consequence, until the spring. […]