Autor radzi jak wybrać silnik przyczepny (zarówno nowy, jak i używany), zamontować go na łodzi, konserwować i przechowywać po zakończeniu sezonu. Książka w języku angielskim.
Spis treści: Introduction. 1. Choosing. Matching boat to engine. Rating. How a two stroke engine works. Power. 2. Attaching The Engine. Small engines. Large engines. Long and standard shaft. Control box. Running in a new engine. Trim tabs. Porpoising. 3. Outboard Troubleshooting. Starting procedure. A healthy engine. Simple electrics. Spark plugs. Overheating. Engines fitted with a battery. Engine without a battery (Recoil/manual start). Primary circuits. Secondary circuits. Avoiding damage. Flywheel removal. Starter motor. Freeing the starter motor. Water circulation. Starting checks. Twenty Common Problems. 1. General starting difficulties. 2. The engine will not turn over. 3. The engine turns over but will not start. 4. The engine can be started but will not tick over. 5. The engine will start but won't run. 6. The engine overheats. 7. No water circulation. 8. No acceleration. 9. The engine stalls in neutral. 10. The sneeze or cough. 11. The engine shakes its head. 12. The engine is flooded with fuel. 13. Excessively high idle speed. 14. Pre-detonation. 15. Starter solenoid jammed. 16. Flat spots on acceleration and deceleration. 17. Excessive smoke. 18. Troubleshooting the gearbox. 19. Stall after dropping off a wave. 20. Troubleshooting steering controls 4. Propellers. Pitch. Diameter. Propeller blades. Setting up the propeller. Cavitation. Ventilation. Lower leg and propeller. Propeller. Shear pin. Checking the shear pin. Replacing the shear pin. Rubber bushes. Checking the bush. Changing the propeller. Castle nut. Nyloc nut. 5. Hydraulic & Manual Trim And Tilt. Manual trim and tilt. Automatic trim and tilt. How it works. Manual override. Filing and bleeding. Cleaning and greasing. Trim adjustment pin. Trim and indicator gauge. 6. Sacrificial Anodes & Electrolysis. Trim tabs. Checking the anodes. Electrolysis. Painting aluminium. 7. Winterisation & Service. Propeller. Engine bodywork. Steering controls. Battery. Start of season. 8. Fuel. Portable tanks. Storing fuel over the winter. Security. Fuel fittings. Gasoline (petrol). Octane. Volatility. Oxidation. Weather. 9. Swamping Leading To A Complete Dunking. Swamping in salt water. Complete immersion. 10. Secondhand Engines. What to look for. Check for corrosion. Price.