Tips For Fogging and Winterizing an EFI Single Throttle-body Four-Stroke Outboard Engine

Fogging and Winterizing an EFI Single Throttle-body Four-Stroke Outboard Engine

If you have an EFI single throttle-body four-stroke outboard like the Yamaha in-line-four F175, the fogging and winterizing process is a bit different. Tune in, to learn how it goes. EFI single throttle-body four-stroke outboards (like the Yamaha F200 and F175), require a slightly different fogging and winterizing procedure than many other types of outboards. Unlike carbureted engines you can’t simply spray fogging fluid in via the air intake, because the oil is too thick to effectively make its way through the fuel system.

Nedship Streets of Monaco Review

Nedship Streets of Monaco

Cruise ships have extensive layouts with swimming pools, atria, multiple lounges, and are often thought of as being a city on the sea, so if you have the means, why not have your own city on the sea called ‘The Streets of Monaco’. Designed by the creative minds at Yachts Island Design in the UK, she is actually modeled after the European principality.The theme's primary focus being the famous grand prix circuit.

The New 2017 Sunseeker Predator 68 MKII Review

 2017 Sunseeker Predator 68 MKII

Restyled and modified, the new 2017 Sunseeker Predator 68 MKII model review still holds onto its classic roots. This is made possible by the large glass door that can either open as normal or disappear entirely by lowering into the machinery spaces. If the climate is amenable and the weather is good, it’s a perfect combination of indoors and out.

Astondoa 655 Coupe Video Review

Astondoa 655 Coupe

The new Coupe line is Astondoa’s 100th birthday present to itself.

6 Tips on How to Add Coaming Bolsters

adding coaming bolsters

What to keep in mind when installing coaming bolsters to cushion your legs? Today, most new saltwater fishing boats come equipped with padded coaming bolsters in the aft cockpit and elsewhere to cushion your legs when you’re leaning against the gunwales or transom. Yet a number of older boats and a few current models lack such amenities. If you’re tired of bruising your legs on bare gunwales, think about adding a set.

Tips on How to Shrink Wrapping a Boat In Winter

Shrink Wrapping a Boat In Winter

 We've been told for many years now that shrink wrap is a great way to protect a boat through the winter months, but even so, only a fraction of the boats out there get such treatment. Besides, there have to be downsides to shrink wrapping a boat. So, how do you know if you should have it done, or maybe even do it yourself? How exactly does shrink wrapping work? And what are the important things to look for in a shrink wrapping professional?

Tips on How to Avoid the Outboard Winterizing Blunder

Avoid this Outboard Winterizing Blunder

Hey boater—yes friend, we're talking to you—if you're about to winterize your boat, we certainly hope you've read How to Winterize a Boat: Prepping for Hibernation. We gathered expert input from far and near to put this all-encompassing article together, and it'll walk you through winterizing everything from the bilges to the batteries. What it doesn't cover, however, is this one big outboard engine winterizing blunder. Whatever you do this fall, make sure not to...

The Prestige 630 Boat Video Review

The Prestige 630 Boat

We jumped at the chance when we were offered the chance to take the Prestige 630 from the Barcelona Boat Show to Valencia.

It’s rare to be offered time to properly get under a boats skin and use on a typical cruise in a real world environment. You find out what it’s like to crew, how refined it is on a long journey, real time fuel data, how the galley works on the move and many other aspects of what makes a boat a good long-distance companion.

Tips for Adding Coaming Bolster

adding coaming bolster

Today, most new saltwater fishing boats come equipped with padded coaming bolsters in the aft cockpit and elsewhere to cushion your legs when you’re leaning against the gunwales or transom. Yet a number of older boats and a few current models lack such amenities. If you’re tired of bruising your legs on bare gunwales, think about adding a set.

Tips on Hydraulic System Installation and Maintenance

the parts of the BayStar hydraulic steering system for single engines up to 150 hp

If you're upgrading your steering, here are some key points to remember about hydraulic system installation and maintenance. Let's say you own an older outboard-powered boat equipped with cable steering, and you’d like to switch it out for a hydraulic system. Maybe you just bought a new boat with an old hydraulic steering system already installed, but you'd like to upgrade it. Or maybe you'd just like to know how to maintain your factory-installed system.

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