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When cruising do you have a spare engine in case of an emergency, and do you know what to do ?


She's Dead Jim...

Well, this was a weekend of ups and downs.

First, the start battery on bank one has gone to that big electroplate heaven in the sky. 427 more words


Hectic Times

Its been a hectic few days and I have run the full gamut of emotions.

I left home in Auckland on the 26th March, one day before my official retirement time and flew into Vancouver on the same day thanks to the date line.  357 more words

Vancouver To Glacier Bay, Alaska


No, not Reboot! The dinghy outboard engine. I went in for a quiet Sunday morning on shore. At about noon it was getting quite hot. I decided it was. 137 more words

Our "green" outboard

My old 1983 Haines-Hunter “Tramp“, a 19.5′ trimaran, has been powered by an equally old 1985 Suzuki 4HP outboard. That old motor has worked flawlessly until last season. 185 more words


Naming Contest

I’m running a little contest to name a place that appears prominently in the first part of my next book, the lesfic romance, ‘Broken Women… 151 more words


New innovation in the stern drive

It’s great to see new innovation in the stern drive segment. This will be a great option for people who will want to surf while having a versital and efficient boat. 78 more words