: Gear & Maintenance



  1. 6hp Saildrive or 8hp regular?
  2. How to do compression check?
  3. and you thought instant hot water is high tech?
  4. Hand rails on Cal 29
  5. Spar varnish or polyurethance for steps?
  6. Slapping wires in mast.
  7. How often do you take your mast down?
  8. Shore power line "sticky"
  9. ROTOSTAY Furling
  10. Yellow ground safety wire
  11. "Rubberize" base of Propane tank(s)?
  12. Marine Head Issues
  13. Should an autopilot be this loud?
  14. Light coming through fiberglass repair
  15. Replacing Halyards, metal or rope?
  16. Conversion to Keelboat
  17. Removing foam backing
  18. Installing Tower Arch on back of Irwin 43 CC
  19. Water maker Pickling
  20. Rudder repair Edel 22
  21. Depth guage won't work
  22. trolling motor
  23. What is this steering gear?
  24. Need help on 27' Catalina kicker
  25. Quadrant questions
  26. Our hull is WET! Ammonia washing???
  27. Wheel Brake
  28. changing to folding props
  29. Hatch size
  30. harken/nautos small boat furling system for v17
  31. Columbia 24'...Rope Halyards
  32. comfortable inflatable pfd
  33. Why paint instead of gelcoat?
  34. Run a macerator backwards?
  35. Wood Restorer Needed
  36. Honda 2hp 4-stroke
  37. how to rig this traveler.
  38. shroud tension
  39. Flushing a saltwater outboard. How long and how often?
  40. Suggestions for Cleat re-mounting
  41. Suggestions for a small boat vang
  42. Broken brass/bronze fitting. I'm stuck...
  43. Hard bimini
  44. Wi-Fi
  45. Raymarine ST4000 MkII lever issue
  46. Play in the tiller/rudder
  47. First Fiberglass repair
  48. Head basics
  49. Oil based paints banned in September
  50. outboard in a chop
  51. Extra rudder safefy split-ring on Laser Pico...?
  52. Single-handed Conversion
  53. West Marine Dingy
  54. Rebedding skylights
  55. sealing a skylight
  56. BP Solar Panels 215W for $300.00....what's the catch?
  57. Bow Eye?
  58. PFD for dogs
  59. Portable Air Conditioning Unit
  60. fiberglass ply bulkheads again
  61. Leaking Stuffing Box
  62. Dinghy Valve repair
  63. New Found Metal
  64. Temporary repairs to Mainsail...
  65. Our Maple Leaf 42' Project
  66. Adding woodwork below
  67. next step (cracked spreader)
  68. Westerbeke 63B and 63C
  69. Westerbeke 63C
  70. Solar Conundrum
  71. Non skid on companionway steps?
  72. Roller Furler Repair
  73. Is there any reason I can't cut the cord....
  74. Sail buying question???
  75. Holding tank treatment: where and when?
  76. Forming Plexiglas
  77. Checking depth sounder calibration (Clipper Cove silting question too)
  78. dodger and bimini
  79. Pad eyes for tethers and jacklines
  80. Topping lift
  81. Cost to unstep/step a keel-stepped mast?
  82. Folding or Feathering Props on Honda 7.5
  83. Metal cover for gas line
  84. catalina 22 mast power problem
  85. More on Barrier Coating
  86. Clevis Pins
  87. Barrier Coating Bottom; How to work around stands?
  88. Selden vs Lewmar
  89. Is it to early in my refit to apply VC17
  90. Whisker pole stuck
  91. replacing an bilge pump
  92. cracked spreader
  93. Recommended Honda Outboard shop in SD?
  94. Outboard Engine Starting Problem
  95. do-it-yourself soda blasting
  96. fixed the CLOG, now...
  97. Lifting Keel hose - Benetau
  98. Using portable battery packs as AC source
  99. Windlasses
  100. Silva Nexus Multi instrument setting
  101. Solar Panel Mount
  102. Walnut and Soda Blasting for Paint Removal?
  103. Unused Head
  104. Large dinghy leak repair
  105. Engine instrument panel replacement
  106. Need an engine part that apparently doesnt exist anymore
  107. modifying berths in 1960s pearson ariel
  108. Bilge pump question
  109. Stainless Rust Prevention
  110. Overheated my Yanmar 20gm20f
  111. Winches
  112. Transom thickness?
  113. Dinghy Davit, Arch or not worth it?
  114. Navico TP5000 stuck pushrod
  115. using vacume pump for deck leaks
  116. Fresh water pump occasionally pulses
  117. cal 29 cushion (how to get them off)
  118. Drilling A 5/8" Hole In The Hull?
  119. What's with the slime??
  120. Cockpit COMFORT - folding seats, cushions, etc?
  121. Need Bristol 27 outhaul
  122. Help!! Starwind 19
  123. Required Mast head lighting
  124. Cheap Dingy
  125. Installing radio
  126. Opinions on PDF, Harness, & Tethers?
  127. Is there such a thing as a 3/4" NPT to 5/8" barb?
  128. ID furling stanchion block?
  129. Cal 28 Flushdeck project
  130. Bbc & cbs?
  131. Tohatsu 6hp Sail-Pro Version
  132. Living aboard and battery charging
  133. K-50 Happy Talk blitzrestore day 15 update..
  134. Heavy duty cruiser come into the shop...
  135. Premature impeller failure cause
  136. Compact water filtration recommendation?
  137. Calling all Electric drive sailboat owners
  138. Custom cut round plastic window for forward hatch
  139. Testimonial to lanolin to prevent prop fouling
  140. Swing Keel Cable Broke
  141. AIS information
  142. Edel 665 ...crack in deck / ceiling
  143. Throttle cable releasing back to idle
  144. Nav Lights Manufacturer Identification
  145. What to ask an HVACR tech. BEFORE they come to your boat.
  146. Sailing Dry Shirt Material
  147. Opinions on anchor swivels
  148. OOP'S I think I ran out of fuel !!!!
  149. Companion Way Canopy sealing?
  150. deck plate key
  151. Westerbeke 40 heat exchanger repair
  152. Aries Wind Vane Self Steering help
  153. water pressure problems
  154. Theoretical question
  155. New Dripless! What else should I check while hauled out?
  156. Dinghy Painter: Float or Sink?
  157. Kanzaki/Hurth KBW10 Transmission trouble
  158. Troubleshooting Fresh Water System
  159. Stuffing box temperature
  160. New NFM Portlights on Morgan OI 30 - Issues
  161. When is the best time to check oil?
  162. Sticky mainsail
  163. AC questions about ratings (BTU)
  164. Remove Diesel Smell
  165. Extending Rudder Shaft
  166. the "vent" on a vented loop
  167. Software for wiring and plumbing diagrams
  168. First encounter with soft decks.
  169. newbe to boating
  170. Adhesives for flexible PVC (Plasteak)
  171. Anyone need some coated steel lifelines?
  172. Garmin Sux
  173. 2GM20F Starting?
  174. hunter 26 topping lift
  175. Yanmar 2GM20F How many is too many hours?
  176. Kiwigrip advice needed
  177. Propeller not fully spinning
  178. Fischer-Panda Generators
  179. Garmin 72H max. speed calc
  180. Powering AC with genreator, handling surge load
  181. New woodenboat project and no time to waste...
  182. Center & Align new Mast Bracket?!?? (with pics)
  183. Sealing hull-deck joint
  184. Seafarer 37 major repair
  185. GROCO SVS rubber plug wanted for inch and a quarter valve.
  186. E - Z Jacks
  187. Anyone know where to buy an Autohelm 3000 motor plug?
  188. carry-on/portable air conditioning units
  189. Adhesive Question
  190. V-Belt Replacement
  191. Refurbish or scrap?
  192. Portable fuel polishing units
  193. Chain Plate Material
  194. Are winch handles all the same? Lewmar and Barient?
  195. Companionway Hatch
  196. Pump Problem
  197. Challenger 35 shower floor covering.
  198. Portlight replacement for Cal 29
  199. Converting Enders Alcohol stove to Propane
  200. Heritage One Ton - Replace Keel Bolts???
  201. Mercury 3.5 4 stroke
  202. Deck Repair Materials
  203. Wood vs Fiberglass Maintenance cost/time
  204. sea clear 11 compass
  205. shrouds and stays
  206. Sheared off nylon screw
  207. 1993 2-stroke Yamaha - gear oil through weep holes?
  208. Thru hulls for novices
  209. InsuMat
  210. Cleaning my PVC RIB
  211. Enkes winches
  212. What is wrong with my outboard?
  213. stripping deck paint--painful!
  214. Standing Rigging Cleaning and Storage
  215. Time for new instruments
  216. Diesel engine books?
  217. fiberglass textured deck repair questions
  218. Yanmar 2QM15 Decompression Lever?
  219. Shroud attachment location at the chainplates
  220. Parting out Gulfstar 45 (Hirsch) - Arch, Panda, Winches, etc.
  221. Temporary adhesive in bilge
  222. question regarding electric head vs manual
  223. Spongey Deck-Converted to Anchor Locker
  224. destroyed impeller
  225. Epoxy resin and eliminating bubbles
  226. Lazy Jacks
  227. Repairing Cast Iron
  228. hurth gearbox diagram
  229. Bolt Rope, flaking sails, and shape.
  230. Shipmate Gimbaled Gas Range
  231. How common is water in the keel
  232. main halyard noise.
  233. Need Exhust Manifold for Volvo MD6A
  234. What to look for, look out for in a used sail
  235. Pearson 26 outboard issues
  236. Furler hard to unfurl/furl on genoa
  237. New favorite interior teak oil-Weiman vs. Formby
  238. snatch block on cars for jib sheets?
  239. Put this in your hatch!
  240. radio question
  241. Fid Diameter?
  242. my boat sails better with the wind to starboard
  243. Found a knot or two!!
  244. Port windows replacement
  245. Battery Isolators and Gel Cells
  246. Air dry gel coat?
  247. New sail or raise sail position on mast?
  248. new portlight installation
  249. Groco vs Apollo Bronze Seacocks
  250. Gauge of wires to use