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  1. Bringing Outboard Back To Life

    Outboard
    I have a 1993 Johnson Sailmaster 8.0hp that has been in "storage" for about 8 years. Okay.... it's been sitting in the yard for 8 years. Any tips on bringing it back to life? It had not been winterized, but I'm going to get around to it any day now..... :o Bonus Question: I thought at one...
  2. Winterizing a lectrasan

    Gear & Maintenance
    Happy new year to all. Interested in how others winterize their lectrasan. I use antifreeze, although the company discourages that. I only put two gallons through the system this year, previously i did 3. I really have no idea how much is needed to make it through the system. Also, my boat...
  3. Should I Haul?

    General Discussion (sailing related)
    I have a 76 Pearson 26 located near Annapolis, MD. It is current at a dock equipped with a bubbler for the winter however I cannot get the old Spartan seacocks to close and am skiddish to try and force the issue too much with the boat in the water and that water being particulary cold. There are...
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