Presented by Tom Cunliffe, yachting journalist, sailing teacher and 35-year boating veteran. The Boat Maintenance Series is a complete step-by-step guide for the “do it yourself” enthusiast providing the knowledge needed to become proficient in all aspects of keeping your boat in tip-top shape. Using an easy to follow approach, clear demonstrations and close up instruction, you’ll watch a complete strip down and rebuild of a typical marine transmission. Filmed in real time and clearly explained this program follows each stage of the process in a step-by-step format teaching the novice and experienced alike to achieve professional results. Watch over the shoulder of marine expert Tom Cunliffe and learn the internal and external components of your transmission while saving a sizeable chunk of your boating budget on repairs you can do yourself. Every engine has a transmission to send power to the propeller and it’s often treated by boat owners like a “black box” needing no maintenance or repair. The loss of a transmission when you need your engine to get you out of a jam at sea can be catastrophic. Understanding how your transmission works and the confidence you will gain by rebuilding it to as new condition for reinstallation in your boat will keep it in tip top shape, give you confidence afloat and save you thousands in repair costs. Step-by-step instructions take you through the following procedures. Step-by-step instructions take you through the following procedures: Examine the rebuild kit & rebuild the forward clutch, Rebuilding the reverse clutch & oil pump, Rebuild the sun gears, Rebuilding the reduction box & selector valve.