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  1. Why is my 'flat' battery still starting my engine?

    Started by Bav34, 30-09-13 19:14
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  2. Why Is My Anchor Chain Crackling?

    Started by demonboy, 04-01-12 06:33
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    anchor, chain, crackling, short
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  3. Why is my battery indicator light showing?

    Started by Medskipper, 21-05-07 19:28
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  4. Arrow Why is my boat engine so noisy?

    Started by Lazy Kipper, 21-01-14 19:02
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  5. Why is my boom mounted on a track

    Started by KAM, 09-06-14 20:10
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  6. Why is my gas alarm going off at 3am!!

    Started by bluedragon, 21-08-11 20:27
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  7. Why is my outboard leaking fuel

    Started by stuartwineberg, 18-04-14 18:02
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  8. Why is my shaft pitted here (see pic)?

    Started by demonboy, 06-09-14 08:58
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    electrolysis, pitting, shaft, stuffing box
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  9. why is my tiller pilot wet ?

    Started by simonfraser, 13-01-06 13:08
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  10. Moved: Why is the 'boom track' thread closed?

    Started by Little Grebe, 09-06-14 21:38
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  11. Why is the Raymarine CCTV camera so expensive.

    Started by Thepipdoc, 29-11-11 11:21
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  12. Why is there a 1 cm hole in the left side of my bow ?

    Started by Ben Dockrell 22, 27-05-12 16:41
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  13. Why is this battery not charging on the alternator?

    Started by Ruffles, 07-03-07 22:59
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  14. why is this forum so slow at loading?

    Started by gary3029, 12-01-06 21:45
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  15. Why it vibrates at 1200-1300 rpm only?

    Started by cmedsailor, 01-02-10 09:43
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  16. why knot !

    Started by philhants, 27-08-03 23:07
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  17. Why Landscape ?

    Started by Dann, 11-09-06 11:46
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  18. why LEDs don't like high voltage

    Started by sarabande, 31-07-13 10:19
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  19. Why my dinghy won't plane

    Started by Trevethan, 31-08-04 09:10
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  20. Why my rudder gets stiff?

    Started by cmedsailor, 20-09-08 14:52
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  21. Why my sterngland hose failed ..

    Started by lukecsmith, 09-06-11 09:42
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  22. Why no compression in a diesel engine....

    Started by ianc1200, 15-08-08 18:44
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  23. Why not a mast-head T.V. camera...?

    Started by Rohorn, 05-02-05 10:05
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  24. Why not a proper user-friendly diesel heater?

    Started by waterboy, 27-01-05 14:13
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  25. Why not buy a decent boat in a cheaper country ?

    Started by Ben Dockrell 22, 05-05-12 20:11
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  26. Why not just a folding prop?

    Started by galadriel, 14-11-07 15:47
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  27. Why not semisynthetic oil?

    Started by guydickinson, 15-11-10 16:40
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  28. Why not turn outboard upside down?

    Started by NickC, 04-10-13 14:54
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  29. why order a new sail with a cunningham ?

    Started by simonfraser, 13-10-07 20:47
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  30. Why Pack the Stern Gland?

    Started by seaesta, 15-04-04 15:54
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  31. why paint bilges?

    Started by zlod, 08-05-09 15:04
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  32. Why paint zinc? - non boaty

    Started by richardabeattie, 13-08-11 18:34
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  33. why prime eroding antifouling?

    Started by seaesta, 06-01-09 13:18
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  34. WHY PUT A PERFECTLY GOOD YANMAR INTO A CINDER 22?

    Started by willpatten, 17-01-09 20:44
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  35. Why put the battery isolator in the -ve line?

    Started by wooslehunter, 25-03-04 17:59
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  36. Why remove impeller?

    Started by pugwash, 31-10-02 14:58
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  37. Why remove antifouling?

    Started by MM5AHO, 29-01-15 17:02
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  38. why reregister an epirb?

    Started by jim99, 04-05-06 08:58
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  39. Why take Yachtmaster?

    Started by Ross D, 19-06-11 20:48
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  40. Why the difference

    Started by Clyde_Wanderer, 06-12-07 16:57
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  41. Why to take the boat up?

    Started by eranb2, 01-09-07 18:17
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  42. Why two different inshore forecast formats?

    Started by Anonymous, 19-05-05 20:29
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  43. Why Two Navtex Antennae?

    Started by Babylon, 20-05-09 15:39
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  44. Why two wheels?

    Started by cmedsailor, 14-12-12 09:08
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  45. Why voltage drops when running the engine?

    Started by cmedsailor, 16-11-08 19:44
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