: Gear & Maintenance



  1. Does the prop shaft need to touch the back of the transmission?
  2. C&C 30MK1 main sail slug size?
  3. 6 HP Tohatsu hard starting
  4. Keel material on a CAl 27 T2
  5. 6hp Saildrive or 8hp regular?
  6. How to do compression check?
  7. and you thought instant hot water is high tech?
  8. Hand rails on Cal 29
  9. Spar varnish or polyurethance for steps?
  10. Slapping wires in mast.
  11. How often do you take your mast down?
  12. Shore power line "sticky"
  13. ROTOSTAY Furling
  14. Yellow ground safety wire
  15. "Rubberize" base of Propane tank(s)?
  16. Marine Head Issues
  17. Should an autopilot be this loud?
  18. Light coming through fiberglass repair
  19. Replacing Halyards, metal or rope?
  20. Conversion to Keelboat
  21. Removing foam backing
  22. Installing Tower Arch on back of Irwin 43 CC
  23. Water maker Pickling
  24. Rudder repair Edel 22
  25. Depth guage won't work
  26. trolling motor
  27. What is this steering gear?
  28. Need help on 27' Catalina kicker
  29. Quadrant questions
  30. Our hull is WET! Ammonia washing???
  31. Wheel Brake
  32. changing to folding props
  33. Hatch size
  34. harken/nautos small boat furling system for v17
  35. Columbia 24'...Rope Halyards
  36. comfortable inflatable pfd
  37. Why paint instead of gelcoat?
  38. Run a macerator backwards?
  39. Wood Restorer Needed
  40. Honda 2hp 4-stroke
  41. how to rig this traveler.
  42. shroud tension
  43. Flushing a saltwater outboard. How long and how often?
  44. Suggestions for Cleat re-mounting
  45. Suggestions for a small boat vang
  46. Broken brass/bronze fitting. I'm stuck...
  47. Hard bimini
  48. Wi-Fi
  49. Raymarine ST4000 MkII lever issue
  50. Play in the tiller/rudder
  51. First Fiberglass repair
  52. Head basics
  53. Oil based paints banned in September
  54. outboard in a chop
  55. Extra rudder safefy split-ring on Laser Pico...?
  56. Single-handed Conversion
  57. West Marine Dingy
  58. Rebedding skylights
  59. sealing a skylight
  60. BP Solar Panels 215W for $300.00....what's the catch?
  61. Bow Eye?
  62. PFD for dogs
  63. Portable Air Conditioning Unit
  64. fiberglass ply bulkheads again
  65. Leaking Stuffing Box
  66. Dinghy Valve repair
  67. New Found Metal
  68. Temporary repairs to Mainsail...
  69. Our Maple Leaf 42' Project
  70. Adding woodwork below
  71. next step (cracked spreader)
  72. Westerbeke 63B and 63C
  73. Westerbeke 63C
  74. Solar Conundrum
  75. Non skid on companionway steps?
  76. Roller Furler Repair
  77. Is there any reason I can't cut the cord....
  78. Sail buying question???
  79. Holding tank treatment: where and when?
  80. Forming Plexiglas
  81. Checking depth sounder calibration (Clipper Cove silting question too)
  82. dodger and bimini
  83. Pad eyes for tethers and jacklines
  84. Topping lift
  85. Cost to unstep/step a keel-stepped mast?
  86. Folding or Feathering Props on Honda 7.5
  87. Metal cover for gas line
  88. catalina 22 mast power problem
  89. More on Barrier Coating
  90. Clevis Pins
  91. Barrier Coating Bottom; How to work around stands?
  92. Selden vs Lewmar
  93. Is it to early in my refit to apply VC17
  94. Whisker pole stuck
  95. replacing an bilge pump
  96. cracked spreader
  97. Recommended Honda Outboard shop in SD?
  98. Outboard Engine Starting Problem
  99. do-it-yourself soda blasting
  100. fixed the CLOG, now...
  101. Lifting Keel hose - Benetau
  102. Using portable battery packs as AC source
  103. Windlasses
  104. Silva Nexus Multi instrument setting
  105. Solar Panel Mount
  106. Walnut and Soda Blasting for Paint Removal?
  107. Unused Head
  108. Large dinghy leak repair
  109. Engine instrument panel replacement
  110. Need an engine part that apparently doesnt exist anymore
  111. modifying berths in 1960s pearson ariel
  112. Bilge pump question
  113. Stainless Rust Prevention
  114. Overheated my Yanmar 20gm20f
  115. Winches
  116. Transom thickness?
  117. Dinghy Davit, Arch or not worth it?
  118. Navico TP5000 stuck pushrod
  119. using vacume pump for deck leaks
  120. Fresh water pump occasionally pulses
  121. cal 29 cushion (how to get them off)
  122. Drilling A 5/8" Hole In The Hull?
  123. What's with the slime??
  124. Cockpit COMFORT - folding seats, cushions, etc?
  125. Need Bristol 27 outhaul
  126. Help!! Starwind 19
  127. Required Mast head lighting
  128. Cheap Dingy
  129. Installing radio
  130. Opinions on PDF, Harness, & Tethers?
  131. Is there such a thing as a 3/4" NPT to 5/8" barb?
  132. ID furling stanchion block?
  133. Cal 28 Flushdeck project
  134. Bbc & cbs?
  135. Tohatsu 6hp Sail-Pro Version
  136. Living aboard and battery charging
  137. K-50 Happy Talk blitzrestore day 15 update..
  138. Heavy duty cruiser come into the shop...
  139. Premature impeller failure cause
  140. Compact water filtration recommendation?
  141. Calling all Electric drive sailboat owners
  142. Custom cut round plastic window for forward hatch
  143. Testimonial to lanolin to prevent prop fouling
  144. Swing Keel Cable Broke
  145. AIS information
  146. Edel 665 ...crack in deck / ceiling
  147. Throttle cable releasing back to idle
  148. Nav Lights Manufacturer Identification
  149. What to ask an HVACR tech. BEFORE they come to your boat.
  150. Sailing Dry Shirt Material
  151. Opinions on anchor swivels
  152. OOP'S I think I ran out of fuel !!!!
  153. Companion Way Canopy sealing?
  154. deck plate key
  155. Westerbeke 40 heat exchanger repair
  156. Aries Wind Vane Self Steering help
  157. water pressure problems
  158. Theoretical question
  159. New Dripless! What else should I check while hauled out?
  160. Dinghy Painter: Float or Sink?
  161. Kanzaki/Hurth KBW10 Transmission trouble
  162. Troubleshooting Fresh Water System
  163. Stuffing box temperature
  164. New NFM Portlights on Morgan OI 30 - Issues
  165. When is the best time to check oil?
  166. Sticky mainsail
  167. AC questions about ratings (BTU)
  168. Remove Diesel Smell
  169. Extending Rudder Shaft
  170. the "vent" on a vented loop
  171. Software for wiring and plumbing diagrams
  172. First encounter with soft decks.
  173. newbe to boating
  174. Adhesives for flexible PVC (Plasteak)
  175. Anyone need some coated steel lifelines?
  176. Garmin Sux
  177. 2GM20F Starting?
  178. hunter 26 topping lift
  179. Yanmar 2GM20F How many is too many hours?
  180. Kiwigrip advice needed
  181. Propeller not fully spinning
  182. Fischer-Panda Generators
  183. Garmin 72H max. speed calc
  184. Powering AC with genreator, handling surge load
  185. New woodenboat project and no time to waste...
  186. Center & Align new Mast Bracket?!?? (with pics)
  187. Sealing hull-deck joint
  188. Seafarer 37 major repair
  189. GROCO SVS rubber plug wanted for inch and a quarter valve.
  190. E - Z Jacks
  191. Anyone know where to buy an Autohelm 3000 motor plug?
  192. carry-on/portable air conditioning units
  193. Adhesive Question
  194. V-Belt Replacement
  195. Refurbish or scrap?
  196. Portable fuel polishing units
  197. Chain Plate Material
  198. Are winch handles all the same? Lewmar and Barient?
  199. Companionway Hatch
  200. Pump Problem
  201. Challenger 35 shower floor covering.
  202. Portlight replacement for Cal 29
  203. Converting Enders Alcohol stove to Propane
  204. Heritage One Ton - Replace Keel Bolts???
  205. Mercury 3.5 4 stroke
  206. Deck Repair Materials
  207. Wood vs Fiberglass Maintenance cost/time
  208. sea clear 11 compass
  209. shrouds and stays
  210. Sheared off nylon screw
  211. 1993 2-stroke Yamaha - gear oil through weep holes?
  212. Thru hulls for novices
  213. InsuMat
  214. Cleaning my PVC RIB
  215. Enkes winches
  216. What is wrong with my outboard?
  217. stripping deck paint--painful!
  218. Standing Rigging Cleaning and Storage
  219. Time for new instruments
  220. Diesel engine books?
  221. fiberglass textured deck repair questions
  222. Yanmar 2QM15 Decompression Lever?
  223. Shroud attachment location at the chainplates
  224. Parting out Gulfstar 45 (Hirsch) - Arch, Panda, Winches, etc.
  225. Temporary adhesive in bilge
  226. question regarding electric head vs manual
  227. Spongey Deck-Converted to Anchor Locker
  228. destroyed impeller
  229. Epoxy resin and eliminating bubbles
  230. Lazy Jacks
  231. Repairing Cast Iron
  232. hurth gearbox diagram
  233. Bolt Rope, flaking sails, and shape.
  234. Shipmate Gimbaled Gas Range
  235. How common is water in the keel
  236. main halyard noise.
  237. Need Exhust Manifold for Volvo MD6A
  238. What to look for, look out for in a used sail
  239. Pearson 26 outboard issues
  240. Furler hard to unfurl/furl on genoa
  241. New favorite interior teak oil-Weiman vs. Formby
  242. snatch block on cars for jib sheets?
  243. Put this in your hatch!
  244. radio question
  245. Fid Diameter?
  246. my boat sails better with the wind to starboard
  247. Found a knot or two!!
  248. Port windows replacement
  249. Battery Isolators and Gel Cells
  250. Air dry gel coat?