Chandlery August 2010 Issue

SpeedsealLife Puts a New Spin on Keeping Cool

Picture this: You fire up the iron jenny in preparation to exit a crowded anchorage. As the anchor slides onto the bow roller, the engine overtemp alarm shrieks a noisy reminder that youíve skipped item number 2 on your pre-departure checklistóopen the engine cooling water seacock. Your water-pump impeller typically would be toast at this point, but youíve got an ace up your sleeve, SpeedsealLife. So you simply duck down below, open the seacock, verify the engine temp is good, and then continue on your way. At your destination, you check the impeller, verify that itís fine, and life is good.

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