October 17th 2014
Rubber shaft seals need fluid for lubrication and cooling. Dried-out, damaged seals and water intrusion are common causes of failure in bilge pumps.
October 14th 2014
There may be more options than you realize.
October 8th 2014
Here are some boat covering techniques that really work.
October 3rd 2014
Weld Mount supports do a good job of securing wiring on the hull structure, and are a better option than drilling into a cored laminate.
August 1st 2014
Your hydraulic steering may not be lubricated well, even though it looks clean. Disassembly required.
July 30th 2014
Repairs and maintenance chores are plentiful and inevitable. But if you always pay someone else to handle them, you're going to miss half the fun.
June 19th 2014
The new Mercury 25W-40 four-stroke oil formula features a proprietary additive package and is rated for both outboard and inboard engines.
June 9th 2014
You can make your boat as comfy as any megayacht with air conditioning by installing this one simple accessory—in an hour or two.
May 30th 2014
Tighten them with their screws on opposite sides of the hose to make it harder for leaks to get by.
May 23rd 2014
Stainless steel fasteners threaded into embedded aluminum plates need to be carefully sealed to prevent crevice corrosion.