April 10th 2015
Capacitive sensors of the type shown don't have a great track record of indicating tank levels correctly.
April 3rd 2015
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.
March 27th 2015
With sealed, valve-regulated batteries, nylon retaining straps shouldn't be subjected to corrosive vapors -- and if they are, they're still pretty reliable.
March 20th 2015
Engine jump-starters are a good idea -- but how can you tell how much cranking power is necessary?
February 20th 2015
The updated ratings are all about permeability.
January 9th 2015
Here are some tips to help you sell your boat for the best price.
December 19th 2014
For anodes to work, they need to be immersed in the same electrolyte as the metals they're protecting.
December 5th 2014
Lithium-ion battery installations need to be well-engineered, with redundant safety systems and automatic disconnects.
October 24th 2014
Cramped engine spaces, high heat, and electrical components make for a bad combination.
October 19th 2014
Good sunglasses do much more than just make a fashion statement: they protect your eyes from damaging UV.