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Seven Steps to Survey Your Sailboat Diesel Engine

There are few things worse than not having a clue as to where to look to find a problem whether it be mechanical or electronic. But with these seven tips brought to us via Captain John of www.skippertips.com, you can … Continue reading

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Marine Tex to the Rescue

We had just sailed across the bight of New York in a 20 knot headwind and then motorsailed up Delaware Bay with a square chop off the bow, so we had done quite a bit of pounding and slamming off … Continue reading

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Boat Rat: Iron Keel De-Rusted

A lot of production cruising boats have iron keels. While lead has traditionally been considered the material of choice for keels, iron works fine and helps builders lower the cost of their boats. But iron rusts, which can make it … Continue reading

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