Cleaning Your Marine Diesel Engine 101
The best part about keeping your diesel clean is your ability to discover and correct engine wear long before it becomes an expensive repai
Rekindle the Passion
Dreaming of the freedom and adventure in cruising on your own or with your sweetheart? Then eventually, you'll leap into the first reall
FROM ALIEN TO CHERISHED CREWMEMBER
You name your car, you name your boat, you name your autopilot, but why don’t you name your diesel engine? Is it because it feels like...
Preparing to Cross: Six Must-Do Inspections
We always begin by carefully examining six key areas: engine, fuel, steering, bilge, navigation tools, and safety equipment. Take a look at
Robert's Tip - Cooling Hose Removal
It's the little things that become so very challenging. Replace the house batteries? I'm on it! There is no doubt it is going to be...
Robert's Tip - Internal Corrosion
No wonder this diesel engine was constantly overheating, half the water jackets were partially to fully closed with calcium built up over ye
Trash to Class - A Diesel Engine
Hearing this diesel's "breathing pattern", and feeling its strain when I covered the intake and hand cranked, turned this fore
Docking Solo or Short-Handed - tip 1
A tip for preparing the bowline for retrieval when docking alone.
26th annual Women's Sailing Seminar at IYC
The top of the pack, the pick of the stack, fair winds, and smiling faces filled into Alameda Marina as Island Yacht Club's 26th annual...
Tip and Roll
Can you paint the sides of your vessel from the water in a dingy alone? Working with a team always makes work lighter and more fun,...