Category: Engine

Repowering, Part 2 – Don Casey

Repowering,Part 2 Article taken from Good Old Boat magazine: Volume 3, Number 1, January/February 2000. Installing a new engine Part 2: Getting it to fit In the November 1999 issue, well-known marine author Don Casey described...

Repowering, Part 1 – Don Casey

Repowering, Part 1 Article taken from Good Old Boat magazine: Volume 2, Number 6, November/December 1999. This is first of a two-part series by well-known boating author Don Casey. Here he tells exactly how he extracted an Albin...

Repowering, Part 1 – The Decisions

Repowering, Part 1- the decisions Article taken from Good Old Boat magazine: Volume 5, Number 5, September/October 2002. New engine or rebuild? And should you install it yourself? On a cold February day, Don studies his engine...

Soundproofing 101

Reflection and absorption create quiet on board The iron wind is a fixture aboard most of today’s sailboats. On a typical sailboat the inboard engine lives directly beneath the floor of the cockpit, so sound-proofing the engine...

Dead in the Water

When a sailboat suffers a heart attack Pictured above, a mixing elbow connects to the exhaust manifold on the engine. Since it’s impossible to see inside it, the only way to inspect for blockages is to take it off completely....

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