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Fuel Flush

To keep marine diesel engines at peak performance levels, Biobor MD helps increase fuel-combustion qualities, clean and lubricate injectors, and stabilize fuel while inhibiting corrosion.

Banking Power

If your boats house batteries seem to run down very quickly, or if you have to recharge them more than once a day, you should probably increase the house banks size to suit your power needs. With a little effort, you can determine whether your house bank is the correct size for your boats requirements.

Offshore 87 Motoryacht

A hunk of wood. Thats not usually where I start when it comes to sea trials. Doesnt seem relevant. Boaters in the Northwest go out of their way to avoid hunks of wood deadheads lurking in the cold, deep waters.

Nordic Tug 39

The first Nordic Tug a 26-footer was introduced to the boating community at the Seattle Boat Show in 1980, and it hit the sweet spot in the market. Boaters were having a hard time with the high and getting higher cost of fuel, and the small, stylish, tug-like vessel cruised along at 6.5 knots while burning only 0.5 gallons of diesel per hour.

Offshore 87 Motoryacht

Offshore 87 Motoryacht

A step up for the owners, a step forward for the builder

A hunk of wood. That’s not usually where I start when it comes to sea trials. Doesn’t se ...


Nordic Tug 39

Nordic Tug 39

Keeping up with the times while satisfying the traditionalists

The first Nordic Tug — a 26-footer — was introduced to the boating community at the Seat ...


West Bay SonShip 72 Skylounge

West Bay SonShip 72 Skylounge

An excellent reentry vessel for an experienced builder

It has been more than six years since West Bay SonShip splashed down a new boat, but you’d nev ...


Fuel Flush

Fuel Flush

Biobor MD $14.99

To keep marine diesel engines at peak performance levels, Biobor MD helps increase fuel-combustion q ...


Staying Power

Staying Power

Powersmart 50 Amp Cordset - Price varies by dealer

The 50 Amp Cordset from Furrion can help indicate a few things about a boater’s power supply. ...


Lighten and Brighten

Lighten and Brighten

18 Series Thru-Hull LEDs $473.20-$1,659.45

Cruisers can cut the dark with Aqualuma’s 18 Series Thru-Hull LEDs, designed to illuminate eve ...


Luxury Loo

Luxury Loo

Tecma E-Breeze Shower Toilet $4999.00

Sometimes the most luxurious upgrades happen in the head. A new turbine Tecma E-Breeze Shower Toilet ...


Royal Flush

Royal Flush

The Fresh Head $499-$519

A fresh-smelling boat is easily spoiled by a rotten head. The Fresh Head from Raritan is the first f ...


I just got a great deal on a trawler that came with a small dingy and 1995 2 hp Evinrude. I cleaned ...

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How good are computer diagnostics?

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Barbecuing: Gas or Charcoal?

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I’m getting ready to sell my boat. It has a DSC radio that I’ve registered with the FCC. ...

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How long should engines be run before leaving the dock and while cooling down back at the dock?

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Banking Power

Banking Power

If your boats house batteries seem to run down very quickly, or if you have to recharge them more th ...

Too Much Is Never Enough

Many boaters use their boat during their season and then leave it for many months. The question aris ...

You and Your Exhaust System

You and Your Exhaust System

Marine exhaust systems for inboard engines can be divided into two basic types: dry and wet exhausts ...

Diesel Layup

Diesels are hardy, but they still require winterization to ensure they will realize the longevity an ...

Battery Talk

In the past, most batteries were all wet lead-acid batteries. You could buy golf cart batteries in p ...

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