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Dec 04, 2021

2010 Volvo Penta D6 435 HP

Hi my name is mark have a Riviera 44 with twin Volvo D6 435 HP engines The port engine is leaking coolant out of the overflow tube when the engine is

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Dec 03, 2021

Yamaha F225TXR, 2005.

Control display showed low voltage, i.e. 9.6 volts. A day later, with key on, would not light up, engine would not crank, trim tab would not work. Full

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Dec 03, 2021

Yamaha 115 , two stroke , 2001

Engine runs fine , overheat alarm goes on randomly , puts in limp mode , when happens put in neutral let idle , get up on plane works for a little , repeats

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Nov 29, 2021

Mercury pro xs 175 2021

Motor runs fine until 4200 rpm and then the motor starts hopping out the water. Besides that below 4200 rpms it runs fine. I don’t know if it’s hitting

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Nov 28, 2021

Marine Electronics Canada and all you need

Marine Electronics Canada and all you need to find technical service for your sailing boat or fishing boat

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Nov 28, 2021

Marine Electronics Caribbean - Who to contact when it fails.

Marine Electronics Caribbean and how to find marine electrical and electronics support in the Caribbean

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Nov 27, 2021

marine electronics service UK, where to get marine service

marine electronics service UK and where to get help with your yacht systems

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Nov 27, 2021

Marine Electronics Florida - The best service directory

If you need marine electronics florida help then this is the best service companies and technician directory

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Nov 27, 2021

Somalia pirates and all about modern maritime piracy

All about the Somalia pirates and all about how maritime piracy problems on yachts and ships affects everyone

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Nov 27, 2021

Gulf of Aden Piracy and about ship pirate attacks

Gulf of Aden Piracy is alive and piracy attacks on ships are common

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Nov 27, 2021

modern maritime piracy is alive and active

About modern maritime piracy and the pirates who attack ships every day of the week

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Nov 27, 2021

About Piracy in Africa and past incidents and attacks

Piracy in Africa has been serious and always a threat for seafarers

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Nov 27, 2021

ham radio nets for offshore cruising yachts and sail boats

Ham radio for all sailing yachts, boats and cruising yachts and long distance sailors

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Nov 27, 2021

Force 125 1989

I bought this Bayliner and force for dirt cheap, the motor is giving me some issues and nobody seems to be able to figure it out. I had all new fuel lines,

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Nov 27, 2021

1985 Mercury 50hp

I changed the impeller with the shift lever in neutral. When I put the lower unit back together, all I have is neutral. I have taken it apart twice with

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Nov 27, 2021

Boat radios and how to stay in touch with the shore when afloat

Boat radios and how to stay in touch and stay safe afloat with great communications

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Nov 27, 2021

About VHF Radio Channels in the USA and International

About VHF Radio Channels and the latest changes

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Nov 27, 2021

Mercury 40 hp 3 cylinder 4 stroke EFI 2009

When I cruise at a fixed rpm, say 2600 rpm, for about an hour the motor starts to gradually slow down then surges and will keep doing that until I move

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Nov 26, 2021

VHF radio principles and about how they work

About VHF radio boat installations and how they work and more

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Nov 26, 2021

About the VHF marine radio and all about buying and using

About using a VHF marine radio and how to use and choose one

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Nov 26, 2021

About boat VHF radio licensing and other useful knowledge

About boat VHF radio licensing and useful things to know about installing one

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Nov 26, 2021

The VHF antenna is the most important part of a VHF radio

About the VHF antenna and how to ensure boat VHF radio performance

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Nov 26, 2021

suzuki df150 2006

The top cylinder rod bearing failed and scored the rod bearing journal. What might have caused this and can the crankshaft journal be reground or does

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Nov 26, 2021

suzuki DF200 2005 model 20001f - 510502cyst

motor run's fine when going but is hard to start turns over about 8 revolutions before starting I had a problem with dirty fuel filter wich has been

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Nov 26, 2021

suzuki df150 2006

Cylinder one rod bearing failure. Can the crankshaft be repaired? What could have caused this lubrication failure?

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Nov 24, 2021

Gel batteries for boats and how they work

Gel batteries for boats and how to select and install them

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Nov 24, 2021

The best fishing trips information and resources

All about fishing trips and fishing vacations, all you need to know is here

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Nov 24, 2021

Bequia in the Caribbean, a hidden gem for yachts to visit

Visit Bequia and sail off the beaten track and relax somewhere peaceful

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Nov 24, 2021

Yamaha Outboard Forum with answers to engine problems and issues

Yamaha Outboard Forum with questions and answers by outboard owners

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Nov 24, 2021

Yacht refrigeration for sailing yachts and sailing boats

Yacht refrigeration and all you need to about marine refrigeration and boat refrigeration

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Nov 24, 2021

About yacht provisioning in the Caribbean islands

All about yacht provisioning in the Caribbean and where to source the best food

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Nov 24, 2021

yacht maintenance principles and how to maintain properly

About yacht maintenance and maintenance principles to implement on your boat

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Nov 24, 2021

Great yacht fishing information to catch great meals

About yacht fishing and information on how to catch your next meal

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Nov 24, 2021

Yacht charter miami for a great sail down to the keys

The best yacht charter Miami is deciding where in paradise you want to sail to.

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Nov 24, 2021

Yacht charter BVI and enjoy the best of the Caribbean sailing

Yacht Charter BVI and go sailing in paradise. So many places to sail and so little time

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Nov 24, 2021

Yacht charter Bahamas for a great vacation

The biggest yacht charter bahamas decision is just where in paradise you want to sail to.

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Nov 24, 2021

yacht batteries and how install and look after them

About yacht batteries and how to select and install them for optimum efficiency

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Nov 24, 2021

About yacht accidents and how to avoid them

About yacht accidents and how to keep yourself and crew safe out on the water

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Nov 24, 2021

About wiring a boat trailer the correct way

All about wiring a boat trailer the proper way and all about which connection and wire color does what, and why.

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Nov 24, 2021

Shop at West marine, probably the best marine shop in the world

Shop at West marine for your Spring Startup

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Nov 24, 2021

The Vancouver boat show is Canada's best boats how

Vancouver boat show offers something for everyone, from sail to power

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Nov 24, 2021

Looking for used boat trailers? All you need is here

Check out used boat trailers carefully and follow are advice and hints

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Nov 24, 2021

The sting ray fish and Steve Irwin, and all about stingrays

The sting ray fish and Steve Irwin, all about sting-rays, useful information about the stingray and sting ray attacks

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Nov 24, 2021

starter motor maintenance is essential on your boat

starter motor maintenance and electrical starting gear requires good maintenance to keep your boat diesel reliable

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Nov 24, 2021

St Louis boat show and see what is new afloat

About the St Louis boat show and about a great boat show

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Nov 24, 2021

St Barths and all about sailing to this lovely island

About St Barths and all about sailing, eating and yacht provisioning

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Nov 24, 2021

About space weather and the boat GPS

About space weather and how it affects the boat GPS

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Nov 24, 2021

Small Boat Radar and all you need to know about boat radar

About small boat radar and how to select, install and operate

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Nov 24, 2021

Self tailing winches and about using them

About self tailing winches and installing, operating and troubleshooting

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Nov 24, 2021

All about saltwater fish and fishing from your own boat

Saltwater Fish and how to catch them from your yacht when you next sail offshore, great tips that are proven to work

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