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Technical Resources

Technical Resources:

A collection of boat maintenance horror stories: http://www.pbase.com/mainecruising/hall_of_fail

Great repository of marine manuals, from Strobe lights to autohelms, to diesel engines and more: http://l-36.com/manuals.php?menu=6

Direct access to Harken’s technical page including manuals and load calculators: http://www.harken.com/pbpage.aspx?pageid=9049

Lewmar’s manual and template collection: http://lewmar.com/Product-literature.asp

Maxwell Marine Windlass Manuals: http://maxwellmarine.com/support_manuals.php

Need to know the measurements for your boat or find a line drawing of the cabin? Most production sailboats are listed: http://sailboatdata.com/

Manuals for Crusader Engines: http://www.crusaderengines.com/Owners%20Info/manuals.html

Parts information for Mercury and Mecruiser engines: http://www.mercurymarine.com/parts-and-accessories/parts-catalog/

Manuals and technical bulletins for Volvo Penta engines: http://www.volvopenta.com/volvopenta/industrial/en-gb/service_support/Pages/manuals_technical_data.aspx

SeaRay Owners Manual collection: http://www.searay.com/Page.aspx/pageid/10411/Owners-Manuals.aspx

Bayliner Owners Manual collection: http://www.bayliner.com/Page.aspx/pageId/153207/Owners-Manuals.aspx

Nautique Owners Manual collection: http://www.nautique.com/owners/manuals/

How to use West System epoxies and fillers: http://www.westsystem.com/ss/use-guides/

West System’s magazine with more tips for working with epoxies: http://www.epoxyworks.com/

Pettit bottom paint information and quantity calculator: http://www.pettitpaint.com/

Interlux paint information: http://www.yachtpaint.com

Awlgrip paint information: http://www.awlgrip.com/awlgrip-home.aspx

Mercury Marine YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/MercuryMarineTV

Volvo Penta YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ABVolvoPenta

USCG Boating Safety YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/USCGBoatingSafety

Chicago Sail and Power Squadron: http://chicago.uspsd20.org/