TECH

FUEL SMART

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If you own a boat with dual onboard fuel tanks, you understand the problem.  How do you switch from one tank to the other? Most boats with more than one tank come standard equipped with a very basic manual 4-way brass selector valve which often is located in some obscure and hard to access place […]

THE CLEANER THE BETTER

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Fuel filters have always been a big deal for recreational boats.  Dirty gas, bad gas, stale gas, old gas, water in the gas, etc., etc., the list of potential fuel related problems for boaters is endless.  And in almost every case, it’s the fuel filter that’s the first line of defense against a stalled or […]

RACE READY

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90+ MPH with a 2-Liter Merc — Here’s How Horsepower equals speed, that’s a formula high performance boaters have been relying on since the invention of the internal combustion engine and the propeller.  And in most cases, the easiest way to increase top speed and improve acceleration is to add more power.  But there’s also […]

PEDAL POWER

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Make Your Flatty Drive Like a Mercedes….It’s All In The Pedal! It’s long been said that ‘necessity is the mother of invention.’  Nobody will argue with that, especially Denis Porter who hung out with his two flatbottoms at Lake San Antonio in central California. Denis has lived his life as one of those full-throttle kind […]