Yesterday, I drove all the way to Cape Clear, Montague from Seward. After catching a 60" halibut I decided to head back but the engine would not start. Fortunately my honda 9.9 kicker started me back to port at about 5.5 mph. I also used the 6 amp charger to recharge the two starting and one houde battery. After 3 hours of cooling and getting the volt indicator over 12, I managed to restart the 5.7 GM and the rest was a great ride. I am thinking that the batterys are a littel older, about 5 years and if I leave the sounder on along with the water pump along with the sterio for about two hours, it is too much for the old batterys.
Or could there be some kind of vapor lock going on?
Any thoughts are welcome, it is a little scarry trying to cross Blying sound at 5 mph using the kicker.