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You and Your Exhaust System

Marine exhaust systems for inboard engines can be divided into two basic types: dry and wet exhausts. Dry exhaust systems have been around the longer of the two but are now found primarily on commercial vessels or other specialty applications

West Bay SonShip 72 Skylounge

It has been more than six years since West Bay SonShip splashed down a new boat, but youd never know it by looking at the builders new 72-foot Skylounge. The Vermeulen family has been in the boat-building business for nearly a half century, and it is clear the skills they have developed during that time have not dulled.

Outer Reef 700 LRMY

There's a saying, Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans. Well, for Jeff Druek, president and CEO of Outer Reef Yachts, life is certainly running at blazing speed, forcing him to change plans regarding his new Outer Reef 700 Long Range Motor Yacht (LRMY). And that's good for you. Here's why.

Dynamite Satellite

Finding a good source of wireless connectivity out on the water might be trying for boaters who are looking to stay connected while still enjoying the pleasures of being outdoors.

West Bay SonShip 72 Skylounge

West Bay SonShip 72 Skylounge

An excellent reentry vessel for an experienced builder

It has been more than six years since West Bay SonShip splashed down a new boat, but you’d nev ...


Outer Reef 700 LRMY

Outer Reef 700 LRMY

Built by a yacht builder, for a yacht builder … and now for you

There’s a saying, “Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans.&rdq ...


Princess 82 Motor Yacht

Princess 82 Motor Yacht

Ease of operation is the default, hanging out the imperative

Let’s get one thing clear right from the start. There are no references to kings, queens or pr ...


Royal Flush

Royal Flush

The Fresh Head $499-$519

A fresh-smelling boat is easily spoiled by a rotten head. The Fresh Head from Raritan is the first f ...


Light ’Em Up

Light ’Em Up

LED RGB Multi-Color Accent Lighting Kit $499

Boaters can liven up the night with Seamaster Marine Products’ LED RGB Multi-Color Accent Ligh ...


Number One Fan

Number One Fan

Variable Speed DC Ventilation Control System

Keeping the engine room well-ventilated is important for maintaining efficient operation. Delta &ldq ...


The LED Level-Up

The LED Level-Up

Sigma PowerLED $159-$189

Cruisers looking for a substantial yet hassle-free upgrade can look at IMTRA’s new Sigma Power ...


All Amped Up

All Amped Up

Shockwave Amplifier $399

Most boaters like their onboard electronic equipment to be sturdy, rugged and waterproof, and for go ...


Barbecuing: Gas or Charcoal?

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I’m getting ready to sell my boat. It has a DSC radio that I’ve registered with the FCC. ...

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How long should engines be run before leaving the dock and while cooling down back at the dock?

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We have a cruising boat, but we like to fish occasionally. What are some easy steps we can take to t ...

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I have a 29-foot Ranger Tug in salt water on Newport Bay. I go through a zinc anode on the prop shaf ...

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You and Your Exhaust System

You and Your Exhaust System

Marine exhaust systems for inboard engines can be divided into two basic types: dry and wet exhausts ...

Diesel Layup

Diesels are hardy, but they still require winterization to ensure they will realize the longevity an ...

Battery Talk

In the past, most batteries were all wet lead-acid batteries. You could buy golf cart batteries in p ...

Winter Up

Winter Up

Prepping your boats electronics for winter storage is a game of details, and the onboard electronics ...

Fuel Tank Cleaning

We can all expect to encounter it at some point in our lifelong love affair with boats: the dreaded ...

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