Steve Zimmerman explores troubleshooting your Turbos
Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Cooper challenges readers to submit the best boat name for a chance to win an Em-Trak Sailor Extreme AIS Package.
A reliable genset can be essential to comfortable cruising. These skills can save your cruise.
Regular contributor, Steve Zimmerman of Zimmerman Marine, dives deep into the often confusing metric of fuel burn.
Technical contributor Steve Zimmerman on how to manage and maintain cable and hydraulic steering systems
The following morning, cup of coffee in hand, you press the start button and the engine won’t start. “How can that be,” you think. “It ran fine yesterday.”
An Inexpensive Piece of Gear Can Diagnose an Engine’s Illness; Both cheap and easy to use, a handheld pyrometer could be one of the most useful tools in your collection.
In my many decades of working on boats, it is quite possible that the most reliable tool i have ever carried is not actually a tool at all; its my little black book.
Like the proverbial tail wagging the dog, a $50 solenoid can stop a $3,000 windlass from raising the anchor or prevent the engine from starting. Knowing how these simple devices work may save your cruise.