Boating

  • Johnson Oil Pump
    Johnson oil pumps are by and large considered to be quality components for Evinrude/Johnson engines. They are generally pretty trouble-free, and require only periodic maintenance. Should something g....
  • Caribbean Luxury Yacht Charters
    Caribbean luxury yacht charters provide paradise within and paradise without. Caribbean luxury yachts are so gorgeous and rich you may never want to leave the boat. But the sparkling turquoise water....
  • Lower Units
    Lower halves of outboard engines are called lower units. The upper half, or the power head, is the heart of the engine. The lower unit is the limbs of the engine, and also contains important cooling....
  • Boat Engine Cooling Systems
    There are basically three ways of cooling a boat engine. A cooling system will be chosen for each boat depending on its size and required performance. Not knowing enough about your marine engine and h....
  • OMC Sea Drive Shop Manuals
    If you own an OMC Sea Drive equipped boat, it may be worth looking around for OMC Sea Drive shop manuals. Though the manuals are labeled as "shop manuals," the information contained within its pages ....
  • Bareboat Chartering Certification
    Bareboat chartering covers a number of skills in seamanship. This is the class that is one step more involved than basic sailing. The word "bareboat" means that the boat comes without a crew, and the....
  • Right Hand Gearcase
    Although using both left- and right hand gearcases isn't necessitated by a twin-engine system, it is highly recommended by many boaters. Most twin-engine boats without a counter rotation gearcase hav....
  • Offshore Passagemaking
    Offshore passagemaking is what every sailor aspires to master. This is it; your crew and your boat, with nothing in between except ocean. Every skill you have ever adopted as a sailor will be called....
  • Bareboat Charters
    Bareboat charters allow for the ultimate in vacation freedom. Provided you've got the experience, you can charter any kind of boat you like and proclaim yourself the proud Skipper of your ship. You ....
  • Evinrude Parts Books
    Evinrude parts books contain information on all Evinrude parts that are currently available. Evinrude parts books, generally numbered by year, collect valuable reference information about Evinrude pr....