MFD Engine Alarming Improves, But Needs More Maretron-ization (BLOG)
This week I've been exploring the engine alarming features found in current Garmin, Raymarine, Simrad, and Furuno MFD operating systems, and I came away impressed with how well organized and comprehensive they've become.
Engine Room Clues For Spotting Trouble Before A Crisis
While it may seem that a particular mechanical failure happened “suddenly,” the truth is that it had probably been sneaking up for a while. Here is what to look for.
Find The Perfect Engine Load For Your Cruiser
What’s the best cruising speed for my boat? Am I running my motors too hard, to the point that something is going to break or they’ll wear out prematurely? Searching for the Sweet Spot: Do you know the best cruising speed for your boat? If not, here’s how to find it.
How To Tweak Your Props To Make Your Boat More Efficient
Most boaters would like to go a little faster and burn a little less fuel, but some take this desire to a whole new level. For the average boater, a ten-percent improvement in top speed works out to maybe three knots; could tweaking your props in search of their sweet-spot hold the key?