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Master Index

      May 1987 Vol 5 #1

      No Tech Tips, includes a general upgrade letter

      August 1987 Vol 5 #2

      No Tech Tips, good C30 bow roller picture  p 17

      November 1987 Vol 5 #3

      Herb Schneider’s first issue of editor

      • Modifications and Improvements
      • warranty items
      • bent traveller tracks
      • starboard halyard winch changed to two speed for better lead angle from
        mainsheet
      • engine vibration and noise – alignment and shaft log
      • anchor roller
      • bow mounts for 25 lb. CQR
      • winch mount loran
      • More About Racing a Catalina 34 – good overall article with McMichael
      • Tacking
      • Lines diagram
      • Running aground with a wing keel in Florida

      February 1988 Vol 6 #1

      • Engine Cooling Vapor Lock
      • Batteries for Mechanical Refrigeration
      • Exhaust Gasket
      • More On Alternator Brackets

      May 1988 Vol 6 #2

      • Engine Instrument Panel
      • Alarm Suggestions
      • Raw Water Intake sea grass
      • Plastic Bag Remover – thru hull tee cleaning device with diagram

      August 1988 Vol 6 #3

      • Spontaneous combustion fire on board, don’t store rags
      • Hood furling system drum corrosion
      • Epoxy barrier coat
      • Fuel Problems and diesel filters – fill filters with clean fuel first for easy bleed
      • Engine spares
      • Propellers – the beginning of a continuing saga!
      • First cocktail table article
      • Adler Barbour refrigeration and battery charging
      • Storage Additions: aft cabin drawer, fore cabin drawer, head cabinet, good pix

      November 1988 Vol 6 #4

      • Propellers
      • Heat Exchanger hose clamps
      • Backstay adjusters, higher joint
      • Dorade vents not closing, crow foot wrench
      • Traveller coming undone, galley sink plumbing
      • Oil leak canister rubbing on water line hose clamp
      • Fuel Filters & Refrigeration – good refrig details
      • High capacity batteries
      • Hawaiian fresh water collection: putty around deck fill
      • Bonus Material: Instruments Cabinet, Galley Splash Guard, Companionway Dust Buster

      February 1989 Vol 7 #1

      • Excessive deviation: move air horn away from compass
      • Dahl fuel filters
      • Propellers and engine torque
      • More on props
      • Backstay adjuster
      • Hurth transmission, CQR bow roller
      • Staysail installation
      • Wing keel
      • Anchor storage, chart table, port light leaks: anchor holding
      • comparisons
      • Aft cabin storage

      May 1989 Vol 7 #2

      • Polar Performance Diagrams
      • Static Stability
      • VHF Radio problems SWR meter
      • V berth insert ideas
      • Props, rudder play, plumbing
      • Propeller specifications

      August 1989 Vol 7 #3

      • Microwave installation in galley
      • White sliding door replacement
      • First Year Reflections (#767) good overall discussion of systems, especially exhaust manifold
      • Bow cleats
      • Aft cabin storage pin rail shelf at foot of aft cabin against fuel tank wall

      November 1989 Vol 7 #4

      • Engine overheating: Hoffman No. 500 Automatic air vent
      • Life line cleaning: white wall cleaner
      • Starting problems: loose cable crimps
      • Leaky Beckson Ports reseating
      • Refrigerator Battery setup
      • Heat exchanger clamps
      • Engine Mounting bolts
      • Shaft alignment revisited p 48

      February 1990 Vol 8 #1 SUPER ISSUE

      • Oil change equipment and procedures
      • Rice Crispies, etc, (#54) observations
      • Deep furling
      • Engine intake and backstay adjuster
      • Hurth transmission fill ideas
      • DC wiring diagram, topping lift
      • Sail shape: the first of many “over 15 knots of wind it gets tender”; first of many answers: reef

      May 1990 Vol 8 #2

      • Backstay adjuster details and photos
      • Class sails
      • PHRF handicaps
      • Heavy weather and cabin mods
      • propane tank, shackles, table hinges, pad eyes
      • Refrigerator insulation (Ron Hill’s first of many!!!!)
      • Sink drain, battery power; two frozen milk cartons in frig saves energy
      • Engine Vibration
      • Bow cleats–how to access nuts/washers under deck (not easy!)

      August 1990 Vol 8 #3

      • Loading diagram (find it here)
      • Propane Tank camping store backup
      • Fuel contamination from cracked plastic fuel fill cover
      • PHRF handicaps

      November 1990 Vol 8 #4

      • Westerbeke purchases Universal
      • Engine performance; decommissioning checklist
      • Engine squeal
      • Shifting, eel grass, vent stanchion smells
      • Heat exchanger mounting breakage-new 25XP exchanger
      • Cabin mods; deck drainage; icebox hinges, stove cover, main cabin cabinetry, additional holding tank under nav station, companionway doors
      • Propane Tank box

      February 1991 Vol 9 #1

      • Back issues
      • Table, head and V berth mods
      • Decommissioning: sole removal and finishing
      • Keel blisters
      • Battery problems, bonding, thru hulls
      • Cockpit shower – hot and cold p 43
      • Trash container
      • Propane tank
      • Bluewater sailing – input from England
      • Cupboard, propane storage
      • Squeaks and rattles; hatch upgrade: doors & steps
      • Electrical system, paint, speed: Automac
      • Low cost refrigeration: camping plug in cooler
      • Wind generator questions
      • New alternator improves battery charging system

      May 1991 Vol 9 #2

      • Diesel engine RPMS
      • Blister repair
      • Cockpit speakers on pop in hatchboard, pedestal instrument mount
      • Diesel engine idling: DON’T DO IT, we’re not trucks
      • Barrier coat
      • Garhauer replacement
      • Lifeline gate new stanchion, cutter rig questions, teak supplier for drawers, etc.
      • Mast Pumping
      • Battery charger failure followup
      • Bulkhead storage

      August 1991 Vol 9 #3

      • Boom vang
      • Stern ladder treads (they no longer make these teak gems – do it yourself)
      • High engine temperature situation: Bristol (now Seaward) fixes to panels & wiring
      • Engine vibration, soft engine mounts
      • Portlight screens
      • Engine zincs (those HIDDEN pencils)
      • Furling, props, impellers: Hood Seafurl drum peeling, two vs three blades and pitch, Sherwood vs Oberdorfer water pumps
      • Feathering props, swim ladder (how to get it deeper)
      • Cruising experiences: more batteries, autopilot, backup propane bottles,
      • Storage under aft cabin, portlight screens
      • Cooler odor: drain water line

      November 1991 Vol 9 #4

      • Air conditioning thru hatch
      • Head problems, cellular phone interference
      • Microwave feet, screens
      • Pressurized cockpit water (cold only)
      • Prop repitching and Additional head storage
      • Engine zinc modifications

      February 1992 Vol 10 #1

      • Garhauer hardware 10 year warranty
      • Corrosion prevention: screws in metal
      • Wing keel draft
      • Prop pitch, Sail selection and mast tuning
      • Refrigerator circulation, keel bolt tightening
      • Rudder seepage- check inside column
      • Rub rails
      • Engine vibration

      May 1992 Vol 10 #2

      • Refrigeration, Batteries, Binding Halyards, Bow rollers
      • Drip Free Shaft Log Packing – procedures and materials
      •  Head solution – antisiphon
      • Mast boot – canvas

      August 1992  Vol 10 #3

      • Engine Overheating, Mast Paint, Leaking forward port light
      • Engine vibration and filters
      • Microwave installation
      • Ship Radio Station license

      November 1992   Vol 10 #4

      • Starting problems
      • Wing Keel
      • Helpful Hints: Bilge pump switch, head hatch screen, main sheet traveler
      • Refrigeration Installation, Aft Bulkhead removal (QUIZ: find the ten screws 

      February 1993   Vol 11 #1

      • Dinette and anchor locker mods
      • Water damage: stanchions
      • Rigging tension and refrigeration, leaks; Automac reference
      • Second Time Around (#1200) reflections: large alternator, inverter, larger wheel, Max Prop, Lightning Chaser
      • Apache Modifications (#788): refrigeration, drip free packing, lazy jacks, loran repeater, propane, mainsail shackles, instrument lights for night time
      • Sweatshirts, Bedding
      • No Nonsense Improvements (#713): hinge frig lid, V berth drawers, box insulation, interior varnish, bow cleats and Beckson ports, city water inlet, Automac, packing box procedure, transmission fluid change procedure, halyard turning blocks, loran in cockpit
      • Hatch leak – well leak

      May 1993 Vol 11 #2

      • Sail Expo Tech Discussions: fuel pump after filter, remove strainer in fuel tank, stainless exhaust pipes, check anitsiphon valves, parts catalogs from Catalina, rudder leaks, Wire Harness Mod kit, tach dip switch settings, keel leading edge
      • Teak Handrails handholds
      • Folding and Feathering Props
      • Mast Tuning Revisited
      • Brass Towel Rails
      • Dodger

      August 1993 Vol 11 #3

      • Sliding Panels (wood veneer), wiring harness upgrade
      • Anchoring: avoid dreaded keel wrap (use a sentinel)

      November 1993 Vol 11 #4

      • Adjustable Genoa blocks
      • Stanchion leakage bedding procedure
      • Boat Handling
      • Engine Mounts, UV Protection: lag bolts AND mounting nuts should be checked
      • Garhauer Hardware – good guys again

      February 1994 Vol 12 #1

      • Cruising Diary and Sailboat Manager
      • Reprints available
      • Engine Oil Analysis
      • Counter top delaminating, anchor well modification
      • Prop alternatives
      • Wire harness
      • New Owner Questions(#88): jiffy reefing from cockpit, main raising, starboard coach roof winch, charger locations, sink drains
      • Smelly water from the hot side (use the hot side even with cold water to avoid water sitting in the heater)

      May 1994 Vol 12 #2

      • Max Props
      • Diesel Engine Valves – valve adjustment 

      August 1994 Vol 12 #3

      • Diesel fuel & other regulations
      • CD Player Installation, V berth storage, Dinghy (dreaded jet ski!!!)
      • Bowsprit
      • Rudder post corrosion
      • Aft cabin access (that tenth screw from Nov 92!!!), companionway leaks

      November 1994 Vol 12 #4

      • Replacing fixed cabin windows
      • Intermittent Macerator Pump (reverse wiring to clear)
      • Battery Buss Bars
      • Cushion recovering, rigging and hardware, cabin heaters

      February 1995 Vol 13 #1

      • An Electrifying Experience – Herb Gets Hit by Lightning
      • Head Drain
      • Counter removal #88 (see website for Al Watson’s (#55) removal procedure it CAN be done!!!)
      • Hurth transmission fluid level – neat sight gage
      • Short handed sailing – mainsail control
      • Battery charging

      May 1995 Vol 13 #2

      • More on Lightning
      • Midship cleats and other questions
      • Battery discharge
      • Fuel leak (from fuel hose at deck fitting)
      • Cockpit radio
      • Anchor roller (CR-1) (Ron’s with photo p 30)

      August 1995 Vol 13 #3

      • Wind Machine Installation
      • Changing Transmission Fluid, midship cleats
      • Portlight replacement (Beckson to Lewmar)
      • Starting problems
      • Overhead hatch squeal
      • Caulk caps
      • Fan belt size
      • Coolant hose replacement (less expensive from auto store Gates 7/16
      • Packing gland joints better at 45 than 90 degrees

      November 1995 Vol 13 #4

      • Refrigeration: Adler Barbour repairs electronic modules
      • Battery charging: another Balmar 75 amp installation, and wiring
      • Engine Maintenance: HX upgrade on M25 to M25XP larger exchanger
      • Electrical gremlins: check the ground wire, too
      • Interior mods, racing performance: V berth storage access with large door, teak head grate, aft cabin portlight in #639, photo of entertainment center over nav station (Gerald described this in writing on the website)

      February 1996 Vol 14 #1

      • Adjustable genoa blocks
      • Down the Drain – galley sinks again – details and drawing of improvement
      • Emergency antenna
      • Engine starting – paralleled cable solution
      • Holding tank venting, Oil level and changing – one gallon zip style baggie from bottom
      • Bi-fold companionway door
      • Ice box topper

      May 1996 Vol 14 #2

      • VacuFlush Retrofit
      • Universal Filter replacement Numbers
      • Fuel screen removal
      • Turning blocks, rigging, cruising spinnaker
      • Emergency tiller casting

      August 1996   Vol 14 #3

      • Emergency tiller cap removal – be careful
      • More on oil filters

      November 1996 Vol 14 #4

      • Electrical system enhancements: Bay Tripper’s Heart Freedom inverter charger, Link 2000R, Powerline 130 amp alternator, golf cart batteries; Whisker’s Ample Power 106 amp alternator, Next Step Regulator, Cruising Equipment’s Amp Hour Monitor
      • Apache’s Balmar 75 amp dual output alternator, BRS regulator, gel batteries, Link 10 monitor

      February 1997 Vol 15 #1

      • Replacing the cutlass bearing
      • Mast pumping
      • Easier Main halyard pull – try direct
      • V berth water tank
      • Sink drain modification

      May 1997 Vol 15 #2

      • Engine Harness Upgrade: Do It NOW!
      • Rudder Post drawing and sealing
      • Hints from Hank: oil filter, cutlass bearing, keel hull separation, weeping rudder
      • Aging Boats: exhaust system
      • Traveler travails: get the long nine inch bolts NOW!!! Photo of damage
      • That mysterious squeal (again)

      August 1997 Vol 15 #3

      • Keel hull crack
      • Starter relay installation: solenoid
      • Midship cleats
      • Improvements: ash batten covers to sliding doors, stove top cover, hatch under stove, Trash can in companionway
      • Cockpit cushion storage above port side
      • Electrical gremlins (again) oxidation
      • Anchor locker fit – Danforth

      November 1997 Vol 15 #4

      • Mainsail cover
      • Fuel hose
      • Engine squeal
      • Anchor roller
      • Oberdorfer raw water pump alternate source
      • Diesel sulfur additive
      • Cutter rig
      • Improved salon table

      February 1998 Vol 16 #1 

      • Replacing fixed cabin windows
      • Intermittent macerator pump problem
      • Battery buss bars
      • Cushion recovering, rigging harness
      • Teak finish
      • A new TV shelf idea

      May 1998 Vol 16 #2

      • Frozen bolts
      • 3 bladed prop
      • Sharp wire ties
      • Neglected area– bottom of wing keel
      • Prop coating
      • Dying hatch gaskets
      • Heat exchanger
      • Faster sink drains for head
      • Four battery hold down frame – four 6V golf carts
      • Engine dies: diesel fuel clogged pickup screen to blame
      • Diesel engine timing
      • Galley sink covers and cockpit table extender

      August 1998 Vol 16 #3

      First edition with separate Tech Talk section

      • Plumbing leaks
      • Teak & holly sole dings
      • Bilge pump back siphoning
      • Wire protection
      • Perko switch 
      • Transmission oil refill trick
      • Heat Exchanger end caps
      • Mark II engine access (sometimes things go backwards)
      • Improved refrigeration efficiency
      • Aging Boats Followup: exhaust risers, fuel lines
      • Venting the Oil Pan breather

      November 1998 Vol 16   #4

      • Electric fuel pump
      • Head upgrade
      • Stuck macerator
      • Dialectric grease
      • Lubricating thru hulls
      • Sharp screws
      • Erratic knot logS
      • Sudden vibration
      • Garhauer Marine Upgrades: traveller, rigid boom vang, ball bearing sheave blocks
      • Dollar Bill Test: for the exhaust riser
      • Lewmar hatches
      • Strange water leak: dripless stuffing and rudder packing gland
      • Elliptical vs Standard Rudder
      • Propane Changes
      • Autoprop Update

      February 1999 Vol 17 #1

      • Forgotten Lube points (mast collar studs)
      • Anchor light dome
      • Engine Mount nut security
      • Engine blower vent screens
      • Emergency one way valve repair (shower drain)
      • Clevis pin orientation
      • Vessel identification number explained
      • Engine Tach Settings – dip switch settings for Teleflex tach
      • Emergency Tiller Use – try it before you need to
      • Autoprop discount for C34 owners
      • Baking stone – oven improvement
      • Microwave installation – over-the-galley-sink
      • Jammed outhaul – written description, see August 1996 Vol 14 #3 for drawings
      • Boom vang followup – rigid vang advantages
      • Preventer – Mainsheet Line Kinks, and bow roller – wash in cold unsoftened water
      • Electric fuel pump – fuel pump parts and filters
      • Extra head storage – another good installation, see August 1988

      May 1999 Vol. 17 #2

      • Y2K and GPS
      • Bilge pump (check manual regularly)
      • Engine manuals: reference numbers
      • Tension gauge
      • Steering check (underneath)
      • Shaft coupling key
      • Mainsheet line kinks (get non swiveling blocks)
      • Another Sink Drain Solution – Y into fridge foot pump
      • Traveller Jam Cleats – move aft to under dodger
      • Emergency Tiller – extension ideas
      • Oberdorfer Pump Parts and less expensive DEPCO source
      • C34 Cabin Heater Inquiry
      • Wing Keel Elliptical vs Standard Rudder – diagram
      • New Rudder Cost
      • Adler/Barbour Refrigeration Repair
      • Adjusting Valve Lash on the 4 Cylinder Diesel
      • Engine Cover Steps

      Aug 1999 Vol. 17 #3

      • Super Cleaner
      • Leaking Wooden Hand Holds
      • Engine Parts
      • Adding Longevity to Your Line
      • Toilet Repair
      • Changing Mast Lights
      • Cleaning Stainless Steel, Brass and Bronze
      • Engine Speed
      • Autoprop Group Discount
      • Removing Wooden Handhold
      • V Berth Storage
      • Battery Charger
      • Deck Fitting
      • Single Hump Exhaust Hose
      • Extra Galley Storage
      • Hurth Transmission Leaks
      • Jammed Outhaul

      Nov 1999 Vol. 17 #4

      • Adler Barbour telephone # (860)664-4906 
      • Diesel Additives Diesel Sludge & Slime Control in addition to biocide and water separators 
      • Raw Water Strainer – outside the hull 
      • Bilge Pump Float Switch – needs fuse 
      • Transmission Shift Lever – replace plastic with stainless 
      • Start Wiring Upgrade – check connections before replacing wiring 
      • Broken Black Sliding Panel – turn end-for-end 
      • Losing Raw Water Engine Prime – check O ring at strainer 
      • Stopped Up Through Hull – blow back out with dinghy air pump 
      • Rusty Keel Bolts 
      • CNG to Propane Retrofit – great information and sources 
      • Prop Size – repeated requests result in the definitive answers 
      • Fuel Injector Maintenance – how to DIY with diagrams 
      • Hatch Board Stowage – try outside in port locker 
      • Salt Water Wash Down – nifty bow washdown system with bilge pump 
      • Proper Blocking – shipping cradles and holding her up 
      • Having Fun Yet – clinometer “Fun Meter”

      February 2000 Vol 18 #1

      • Mixing Paint Without A Mess
      • When Was The Last Time You Checked Your Anti-Syphon Valves?
      • Flirting With Disaster
      • Getting The Captain’s Attention
      • Cold Winter Starting
      • Clear Propane Vents
      • Transducer Paint
      • Replacement Deck Fill Caps
      • Anchor Without Yelling
      • Improving Sink Drainage
      • Water Under The Aft Cabin
      • Cushions!
      • Paint Remover Removal
      • Enhancements To A 1999 MKII
      • Micrologic GPS Update
      • C-34 Cabin Heater
      • Difficulty Raising Mainsail
      • Venting trapped Heat
      • High Engine Temperature

      May 2000 Vol 18 #2

      • Fuel Hoses
      • Cleaning the Heat Exchangers
      • Changing Engine Coolant
      • Panel Light too Bright
      • Better Panel Voltmeter
      • Coolant Recovery System
      • Packing Gland Trick
      • Genoa Track Cleats – Garhauer Offer
      • Diesel Additives
      • Changing Engine Oil – Another Method
      • Heavy Duty Alternator Belt
      • Pull Line – Save your Stanchions
      • Panel Meter
      • Changing Engine Oil
      • Storage Under V-Berth
      • Changing the Packing Gland in the Water
      • New Filter Installation
      • Ground Fault Interrupter Circuit
      • Better Tasting Water
      • Engine Usage
      • Don’t Overtighten – Hump Hose to Muffler

      August 2000 Vol 18 #3

      • Passing the Torch – A Short Biography of Bill Nuttall
      • New Pleated Shades – home made
      • A Smile on my Face – treating the crack between the hull and the keel
      • What’s Ahead of the Head – adding a salt water inlet screen and a fresh water flush
      • Diesel Dialysis – on board fuel polishing/flushing system to prevent clogging.

      November 2000 Vol 18 #4

      • Changing Engine Mounts
      • Oil Recommendations
      • Water Heater Replacement
      • Accessing a Heat Exchanger Zinc on the C34 Mk II
      • Removing Twist from the Dutchman

      February 2001 Vol 19 #1

      • Installing a New Elliptical Rudder
      • Tips From the Fleet – Label Switches and Valves
      • Checking Belt Tension
      • A Great Doorstop

      May 2001 Vol 19 #2

      • Waterproof Lithium Based Grease
      • Battery Electrolyte Level Monitor
      • Changing a Shower Drain Hose
      • Battery Combiner Discount
      • Pulling a Keel Stepped Mast

      August 2001 Vol 19 #3

      • Fuel/Air Bleed Valve Replacement
      • Marelon Thru-Hull Waste Valve Leak
      • Mark I Galley Shelf With Added Halogen Light
      • Re-Routing the Spinnaker Halyard
      • Installation of a Hinkley TV Antenna and Coax Cable
      • Accurate Propeller Pitch Measurement
      • Fiberglass Restorer – Poly-glow

      November 2001 Vol 19 #4

      • Refurbishing Lifelines
      • Refinishing a Mast
      • Sealing the Mast Boot
      • Asymmetric Spinnaker Setup
      • Water Lift Muffler Replacement

      February 2002 Vol 20 #1

      • Sluggish Engine Restarting
      • Engine Mounts and Vibration
      • Percolating Vented Loop
      • Adler-Barbour Alert

      May 2002 Vol 20 #2

      • Refurbishing Ladder Latches
      • AC Heat Pump
      • Wine Glass Rack
      • Rebuilding an Oberdorfer Pump

      August 2002 Vol 20 #3

      • Taming the Swinging Doors
      • Fuel Injectors – Update
      • Engine Mounts and Vibration
      • Fuel Tank Maintenance and Sender Calibration Check
      • Water Heater Bypass
      • Seaward Heater With Bypass

      November 2002 Vol 20 #4

      • Gated Swim Ladder
      • Re-bedding Chain Plates
      • Ritchie Compass Repair
      • Aqualube Revisited
      • Water Pump Maintenance
      • Wiring Harness Upgrade
      • Braided Anchor Rode Markers
      • Shoe Storage
      • Support for Outboard Motor Lifting Davit

      February 2003 Vol 21 #1

      • Easy Water Pump Hose Removal
      • Engine Starting Battery
      • Shore Power Selector Switch
      • Handy Retractable AC Power Cord
      • Change of Watch

      May 2003 Vol 21 #2

      • Braided Anchor Rode
      • Shower Curtain Replacement
      • Laptop Work Station
      • Reinforced Hose
      • Heads Up Alert

      August 2003 Vol 21 #3

      • Replacing Anti-Freeze
      • Rain Water in the Bilge
      • Engine Bracket Inspection
      • Installing a Tank Monitor on Trident
      • Heard on the Web

      November 2003 Vol 21 #4

      February 2004 Vol 22 #1

      • Sliding Door For Open Shelve Above Existing Sliding Doors (P&S) Main Cabin
      • Exhaust Riser Replacement
      • The Road to a Rebuilt Engine
      • Setting Forestry Tension

      May 2004 Vol 22 #2

      • Correction
      • Instrument Upgrade For A “Good Old Boat”
      • Electrical Systems Upgrade

      August 2004 Vol 22 #3

      • Don’t read the manual to literally
      • Swim ladder/Swing Gate
      • Ron’s Maintenance tips
      • Flexible coupling Installation

      November 2004 Vol 22  #4

      • Rudder Modification

      February 2005 Vol 22 #1

      • Rebuilding an M25XP Fuel Injection Pump
      • Building a new electrical panel
      • Replacing the forward hatch
      • Weaver Dinghy Davits

      May 2005 Vol 22 #2

      • The Big Two-0
      • Replacing the engine Control Cables on a C34 Mk1
      • Replacing the Oil Change Hose
      • Hooks for Hangers in the Head
      • Upgrading the Primary Fuel Filter

      August 2005 Vol 22 #3

      • Don’t Forget what’s easy to forget!
      • Stinky Water from the head sink faucet
      • Dorade Replacement
      • Fire hazard alert!
      • Moving the lifeline gates

      November 2005 Vol 22  #4

      • Traveler Upgrade
      • Clever Storage Ideas
      • Inspection Ports – Diesel Fuel Tank Cleaning

      February 2006  Vol 24  #1 – pdf

      May 2006  Vol 24 #2 – pdf

      August 2006  Vol 24 #3 – pdf

      November 2006  Vol 24  #4 – pdf

      February 2007  Vol 25  #1 – pdf

      May 2007  Vol 25  #2 – pdf

      August 2007 Vol 25  #3 – pdf

      November 2007 Vol 25  #4 – pdf

      • Vertical Windlass in the Anchor Locker
      • Engine Instrument Light LED Replacement Bulbs
      • Running Gear Maintenance and Lubrication

      February 2008  Vol 26  #1 – pdf

      • Maintenance Season

      May 2008  Vol 26  #2 – pdf

      • Fresh Water Distribution System
      • Mark I Galley Bulkhead Replacement
      • Mark II Heat Exchanger Access Door
      • Replacing and Improving Engine Soundproofing

      August 2008 Vol 26  #3 – pdf

      • Engine Room Ramblings
        – Mounting the Breather Tube to the Stock Air Intake
        – Low Noise Air Intake Option for the M-25 Engines
        – Mystery of the “Non-Priming” Raw Water Pump Solved
        – Lime Away
        – Heat Exchanger Zinc
        – Regular Oil Changes
        – Don’t Baby the Auxiliary
        – Major Maintenance
      • Simplified Antifreeze Changing
      • PHII Head Installation

      November 2008 Vol 26  #4 – pdf

      February 2009 Vol 27 #1 – pdf

      May 2009 Vol 27 #2 – pdf

      August 2009  Vol 27  #3

      • It’s Been How Long?*doc*photos*
        Routine Preventative Maintenance
        – Oil Changes
        – Anti-freeze
        – Heat Exchanger Zincs
        – Water pump impeller
        – Exhaust riser
        – Transmission Fluid
        – Using your checklist
      • Make the Boat Go*doc*photos*
        – Sailing and Seamanship

      November 2009  Vol 27  #4

      November 2010 Vol 28 #4

      February 2011 Vol 29 #1

      May 2011 Vol 29 #2

      August 2011 Vol 29 #3

      November 2011 Vol 29 #4

      February 2012 Vol 30 #1

      May 2012 Vol 30 #2

      August 2012 Vol 30 #3

      May 2014 Vol 32 #2

      August 2014 Vol 32 #3

      November 2014 Vol 32 #4

      February 2016 Vol 34 #1

      May 2016 Vol 34 #2

      November 2016 Vol 34 #4

      August 2017 Vol 35 #3

      New Stereo System 2017   (HTML) (PDF)