Lakeland Boating Magazine

September 2014

September 2014 Issue

Revved Up

It doesn't seem like all that long ago when a significant portion of the time we sunk into boating wasn't invested in the activity itself, but in keeping the engines on or in our boats running. Carburetors needed constant attention, spark plugs required gapping and routine replacement, and remember those days when just about every outboard required pre-mixed, two-stroke gasoline? Not a ton of fun, if we're being honest. Luckily, today's modern marine inboard and outboard engines have come a long way with regard to prolonging our valuable leisure time on the water... READ MORE

Also In This Issue...

  • Boat Test: Sunseeker 68 Predator
  • Boat Spotlights: Avalon, Formula, Rampage, Regal
  • Ahead of the Curve: Sailing legend Buddy Melges has dedicated himself to teaching kids how to sail and developing a new generation
  • Avoiding the Pitfalls: How to guard against or minimize boat insurance claims, both in and out of season
  • One Town, Two Countries: The twin communities of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario offer visiting boaters the best of both countries
  • Ask the Expert: Honda Marine's tech expert Dennis Ashley offers timely tips on repowering for maximum effect
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