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Category Archives: Dinghy
VOICEOVER GUY: A family, cruising the world under sail. You first met them in Dinghy Disaster: The Panama Horror. Now they’re back in a new adventure in the land of giant crocodiles, poisonous toads, huge mouse-eating spiders, and drop bears. Fasten your seat-belts and prepare to be Trapped Down Under. Read On..
Several somethings, really. For several years we’ve had a couple of items that have been vexing us. We’ve finally addressed them. Dinghy Engine Our main dinghy engine is a work horse. A two stroke Yahama 15 HP, it’s the de facto engine for cruising boats outside the U.S. It’s reliable, Read On..
We finally got a chance to test the new outboard. Two primary criteria went into it’s choosing although there were others too: 1) Must be much easier to start.2) Must be able to get the four of us up on a plane and moving fast. Initial field tests show success Read On..
Commodore (noun) – an officer in temporary command of a squadron. I’ve been a “Commodore” in the Bad Way before, more than once, through every fault of my own. What I am referring to of course is having more than one boat. In the past at least twice I have Read On..
For years I’ve been a proponent of Four Stroke vs. Two Stroke outboards. The arguments were several, though in truth mainly environmental. Four strokes are cleaner and quieter being the two main issues that tipped the scales. I’ve had several 4 stroke engines over the years and they’re not bad. Read On..