Tag Archives: boating

Boat Restoration – 1964 Starcraft Jet Star

When I was a youngster, I got to drive our family’s 14’ Glastron runabout every summer. I’d been wanting to buy and renovate a 14-15’ runabout for some time, so I started checking Craigslist. I came across this 1964 Jet … Continue reading

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2012 Yamaha 242 Limited S [NBSR]

Today’s New Boat Showroom spotlight: 2012 Yamaha 242 Limited S As always while you are there, submit a review, or your comments about the boats. Check out other Yamaha boat models in our New Boat Showroom.  

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How many cylinders does your engine have?

This is a question that often arises when searching for engine parts.  You might then ask, “How can I tell how many I have and what do the cylinders do?”  You can check out the inside of the engine to … Continue reading

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Outboards, Sterndrives, and Inboards: Comparison

Outboard motors, also known as OB’s, are the most common motor in the marine industry.  The motor is mounted to the boat’s transom and is visible from the steering wheel.  The horsepower range is between 1.5hp to 350 hp. Outboard … Continue reading

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