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Perfect Docking…No Jumping Please

Because you have already received the first three emails in our FREE Docking series you are familiar with the role of wind and current, proper preparation and crew readiness. Let’s put them together and we will notice one more consideration for Perfect Docking…but No Jumping Please. […]

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Docking Like A Pro

Welcome to the first in our Docking Tips series. Our goal today is to show you a picture perfect docking, even in the wind and current. Boy! Wouldn’t it be great if it could always be this easy? […]

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Dirty Fuel Filter

How can you tell if your diesel fuel filter is dirty? Your engine will not achieve high RPMs. You can also consider a dirty hull, barnacle encrusted or rope fouled propeller, a partially closed fuel valve or a dirty fuel filter…the easiest solution IF you know how. […]

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Leaking Vented Loop

The purpose of a vented loop is to serve as an anti-siphon feature aboard your boat. You don’t want to allow water to backflow into your boat creating flooding problems. On a toilet it will overflow your head and create a mess on your flooring. On an engine the back flow of water could hydrolock your piston and severely damage the engine. […]

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Impeller Trouble Shooting

The raw water pump on your marine engine uses a rubber vane impeller as a self priming pump. The impeller pushes the water through the system to cool the engine components including the antifreeze/internal coolant, the oil, exhaust manifold and hoses to name a few items. On a propulsion engine there are even more items to keep cool. […]