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News and Tips: Instructional Videos

Towing a 40 Foot Yacht

Sea Start towing a brand new 40 foot yacht to safety in Southampton. It had broken down on the Round Island Race.

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Pre-Start Engine Checks 2

https://www.youtube.com/embed/iKHZVrg8trE This is the second video showing more engine related checks to carry out.

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Pre-Start Checks 1

https://www.youtube.com/embed/WQ3qhnN30fg This is one of two videos of basic checks to carry out before starting your boat engine.

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Gearbox oil level check.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGPXGOoTYYE A short video of how to check your gearbox oil level. The video is a Volvo penta gearbox on a shaft drive, the check is also carried out in the same way on a saildrive gearbox and on Yanmar engines.

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Alternator Belt Tension.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/mVmmYZn42oA A short video of how to check that your alternator belt tension is correct.

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No Power To The Engine Control Panel

https://www.youtube.com/embed/oxrkDCbZt-c Basic checks to carry out if you find you have no power getting to the Engine Control Panel.

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Replacing the CAV Type Fuel Filter.

https://youtu.be/1ZZm1_FVKLA This procedure was carried out on a yacht with a Volvo Penta engine and also shows the bleeding procedure.

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Volvo Penta KAMD32 Engine Bleeding Procedure

https://youtu.be/8y439to1_Ns Click on the picture to view the video.

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Racor 500FG Fuel Filter Replacement Procedure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoepJbqXW_0 Click play to find out how to change a Racor 500FG Fuel Filter.

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Sea Start in Action

Sea Start is a Marine Breakdown Service based in the UK. We are using our YouTube channel to provide you with instructional videos and demonstrations on boat maintenance as well as interesting movies.

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