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Spare me the trouble

Spare me the trouble

This is Part 1 of a two-part series on making sure you have the spares you need for your power voyaging boat.

November/December 2016
Shaking down the Nordhavn 59 Coastal Pilot

Shaking down the Nordhavn 59 Coastal Pilot

Like most boat manufacturers, Nordhavn looks to adjust its product line to meet the needs of its customers.

September/October 2016
Super yacht Illiquid

Super yacht Illiquid

For its captain and crew, life aboard a super yacht is filled with far less drama and romance than you might expect from watching a TV reality show such as the Bravo Network program “Below Decks.”

July/August 2016
A trip to the ER: Part 2

A trip to the ER: Part 2

Like all good chores, your ER checks should follow a routine and be consistent.

May/June 2016
Power voyaging near knockdown

Power voyaging near knockdown

We bought a strong, ocean-capable voyaging boat. We chose Dirona, a Nordhavn 52, not because we were convinced we would voyage ‘round the world, but because we wanted the flexibility to be able to go anywhere in the world if we wanted.

January/February 2015
Steering straight

Steering straight

The hydraulic steering installed on your power voyaging boat is one of the most reliable systems aboard.

July/August 2014
Anticipating anchoring

Anticipating anchoring

The freedom to explore remote cruising grounds and to anchor out overnight or for days at a time is one of the great attractions of the trawler lifestyle.

May/June 2014
Voyaging diesels in the Caribbean

Voyaging diesels in the Caribbean

How many of us have taken for granted that all diesel fuels are the same and that all diesel mechanics know what they are doing? Diesel engines are amazingly tolerant of abuse. But life isn’t that simple when you are sailing the seven seas and the Caribbean is no exception.

March/April 2014
Engine essentials

Engine essentials

Familiarity with the heart of your power voyaging boat, your engine, is the best way to enjoy cruising with confidence. Spending thousands of offshore miles training with clients has helped me outline some key points to focus on so that each owner can “dial-in” the essentials of their engines.

January/February 2014
Voyaging gensets

Voyaging gensets

A look at the steady improvement of marine generators

January/February 2014
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