Boot Key
Boot Key
A Boaters Cruising Guide to Marathon and the Florida Keys ...
Here are some of the manuals and product information that I personally collect for my own boat(s). I put it up here so that if my own hard drives crash I've saved the information here, but as long as I'm doing that I might as well share it with others that have a need for it. Storing these things electronically, especially as PDF files is handy because I can quickly access and reference them while I'm on the boat without hunting through reams of books. You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open most of these. Some of these can be very large files so broad band is usually suggested. Large pdf files can look like they're doing nothing at all for several minutes while they load - so be patient on the large manuals.
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Capn Greg & Admiral Lisa (my Boat Babe) going in to dinner for our 20th Wedding Anniversary. August 2015

FutureTrak Space Scanner Satellite TV
Users Manual
  JRC 3000 Raster Scan Radar:
Operator Manual  
Service Manual 
Connector Wiring Diagram
Muir Windlass
Neptune & Hercules Installation & Instruction Manual

Ideal Windlass Model ACW 12v
- Install, Operating & Maintenance 
- ACW Oil Leak
- ACW V3C Lube instructions 
- ACW Parts 
InCharge Alternator Regulator - Xantrex
Installation Manual
Product Specification Sheet

XANTREX Freedom Marine Inverter
- Owners Manual 
- Link 1000 Owners Guide 
Sherwood Raw Water Pump - Diagram 
G Series Tech guide - 10615 Impeller
  Cobra 2500 watt Inverter
Trace Engineering Marine Inverter - Charger
Owners Manual - 1998
ICOM AT-130 Instruction Manual
SSB Autotuner
Introduction to SSB
by Gordon West
Interphase Twinscope Scanning Sonar
Operation Manual
FlexCharge, Solar Charge Controller NC25A-12 SSB Wx Channels, times & nets
USCG HF Weather Broadcasts Schedules Garmin GPS 152
Users Manual & Reference Guide
Garmin GPS 12 Personal Navigator Handheld GPS
Owners Manual
Marine Stereo MXDM66
Remote Control Spotlight/Floodlight
American Foreign Industries
(Similar if not identical to current Jabsco & Rule)
Cruiseair DX (Direct Expansion) Air Conditioning Systems
Remote & Self Contained
Installation & Operation Manual
West VHF50 Handheld VHF Radio
Owners Manual - Aug 2006
Horizon HX270s Handheld VHF
Crusader Engines Service Manual
Gasoline Inboard Engines Prior to 1980
Inline 6 and V-8 Engines
(43mb and ~97 pages)
Perkins Diesel HT6-354 Engines 
Perkins 6.3544 Shop Manual - Svc 
Perkins 6.354 Data Sheet 
VDO Rudder Angle Indicator Manual 2006 Furuno LS6000 Depthsounder
Operators Manual
Sea Star Hydraulic Steering
Installation & Owners Manual, including Bleeding
SeaStar Bleeding Tip
Xintex MB2 Gas Fume Detector
Installation & Operation Manual 2006
Fluke 85III Multimeter
Users Manual
Paw's Aboard - Doggy Boat Ladder Instructions
Pequod 34 foot Sportfisherman
Original Brochure - 1979 era
Teleflex Morse Fuel Sender
Installation Instructions 2002
Westerbeke Installation Manual 2004
Marine Engines/Generators
Diesel & Gasoline
Simrad-Robertson AP25 Autopilot
Operation Manual  
AP20 Autopilot Manual
Navman 4380 Fishfinder & Fuel Flow System
Operators Manual, 2006
equivalent to:
Northstar Explorer 435/438 Operator Manual
Northstar Thru-Hull Depth Transducer
Owners Guide & Installation Instructions
Northstar Mk2 Transom mount Transducers
Installation Manual
Laerdal Heartstart 3000 Semi-Automatic Defibrillator
Operating Instructions
Actron Timing Light CP7529 Onan Gen Svc Manual - 15KW
Northern Lights 12.5KW Generator
OM843NW3 Operating Manual
Raritan Marine Elegance Manual 
Raritan Marine Elegance Parts List
Horizon VHF Gx2000 & Gx2150 Manual SAMSUNG 32C LED TV Manual
TrackIt TV Operating Manual Garmin 2006C Install Instruct 
Garmin 2006C Owners Manual 
Note: Garmin quit supporting this with MAP Updates. My suggestion is to quit supporting Garmin and buy from someone else.
Gulfstar 44MC
Electrical Wiring Diagrams 1 
Electrical Wiring Diagrams 2 
Note that these are very similar diagrams, but a few pages are different on each set - FYI
NOTE: Links to some manuals Pending - In progress

Christmas Boat Parade

Marathon City Marina

Cruising- Waypoints, Anchorages, Marinas

Diving & Snorkeling

Fishing (general)

Marine Stings & Bites

Weather & Tides

Local Keys Links of interest to boaters

Personal Cruising Logs - Pictorial

Personal Boat Library