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Why is My Holding Tank Gauge Inaccurate?
Capacitive sensors of the type shown don't have a great track record of indicating tank levels correctly.
10 Tips for Boating at Night
Boating in the dark is a serious challenge—but these 10 tips will help.
Should the Fuel Hoses On My Boat Have Labels?
There are standards for identifying the type of fuel hose used, but not the purpose of each hose. Many builders skip the step of labeling hoses, leaving it up to boat owners to do the detective work.
Which is Best: Aluminum or Stainless-Steel Boat Propeller?
Choosing between an aluminum propeller and a stainless-steel prop for your boat can be confusing. Here's some help.
How to Make Spring Boat Chores Fun: 5 Tips
“Chores” and “fun” are two words that don’t go together, unless the word “boat” is also present.
Is Nylon Strapping OK for My Batteries?
With sealed, valve-regulated batteries, nylon retaining straps shouldn't be subjected to corrosive vapors -- and if they are, they're still pretty reliable.
Weego Emergency Jump-Starters: How Many Amps Do I Need?
Engine jump-starters are a good idea -- but how can you tell how much cranking power is necessary?
How to Buy a Boat: Tips for a First Time Buyer
A step by step guide to buying a boat, from concept to closing.
Confusion Over Marine Fuel Hose Numbers
The updated ratings are all about permeability.
Winter Battery Drain: Parasites on Board?
Small milliampere loads on batteries left connected over the winter can add up to a significant discharge.

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