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Technical articles regarding boat building, repair of boat systems.

February 10, 2020 smccormick

Low Voltage Boat Wiring Primary Color Secondary Color Standard Boat Wiring Usage Black Low Voltage Return (Ground) Black Gray Black Light Blue Black Light Green Black Orange Black Pink Black Purple Black Red Windlass Down Black Tan Port Tab Down(Razorblade) Black White Generator Shutdown Black Yellow Blower Lt Ground Blue Instrument Lights Blue Black Indirect…

August 10, 2017 smccormick

How To Clean Vinyl Boat Seats & Upholstery Marine grade vinyl is designed to endure harsh marine conditions, but without proper care and maintenance they will break down much faster. The best way to prolong the look, feel, and longevity of boat seats and other upholstered items is to keep them clean, dry, and out…

August 8, 2017 smccormick No comments exist

You’ve heard about EPA compliant fuel systems and tanks.  Heard the horror stories regarding portable tanks that blow up like a balloon until they reach five PSI.  Since 1 Aug, 2013 all vessels sold in the US and using gasoline as a fuel have had to comply with the EPA Evaporative Emissions Regulations for Boat…