Boating speed limits

Cops and Speeders

What speeding on the water can mean to you By Bill Jennings We all know about pushing posted speed limits while driving cars. Be honest - we believe...

Interference

By Stephen Horsfall originally posted Sunday July 1, 2012 Q: I have a problem with my boat’s VHF radio.  When I used my radio, my depth finder,...

I’m Hearing Chimes

Stephen Horsfall Q:    I really enjoy your column in Power Boating Canada. I recently purchased a 2011 Rinker MTX 200 bow rider and love the...

Bellow Problems

By Stephen Horsfall Q: We have a Mercruiser Alpha-1 which had the exhaust bellows come off while the drive was tilted up and caused our boat...

Sticking Shifter

By Stephen Horsfall from issue 26-1 Cable or Microswitch? Q: A friend of mine in our marina told me you are “The Guy” to talk to about...

Increasing Horsepower

By Stephen Horsfall from issue 26-1   Cautions and Suggestions Q: I have a 1996 Chaparral (1850) bow rider ski boat. It has a 5.7 inboard-outboard Mercruiser motor....

Coughs and Sputters

By Stephen Horsfall Shifter Adjustment? Q: I find the information to questions that you provide is very helpful. I hope you can help me. I own a...

Fuel Starvation

By: Brad Roberts from issue 28-1 Q: I have a 115 hp Evinrude on a 19 ft runabout.  At the end of last season, the engine would...

Sterndrive Inspection Time

By Stephen Horsfall from issue 27-6 During the off-season is an excellent time to perform many routine maintenance procedures on your boat.  It allows the luxury...

Humidity Problems

By Stephen Horsfal from issue 27-5 Q:  I have an interesting problem with a late 70‘s, approximately 24 year old, 9.9 horsepower outboard.  I have owned...