How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Spring Commissioning Your Boat

    Gary Reich
    Apr 3, 2023

    Get your boat ready for the spring 2023 boating season with these boat maintenance tips. …Read More

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    Advantages of Power Cats: Stability, Space And Speed

    Laila Elise
    Mar 9, 2023

    An analysis of some of the advantages of a power cat versus traditional monohull boats. Stability, space, comfort, redundancy, economy and speed are some of the main selling points of a power cat. …Read More

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    Don't Let Cold Winter Temperatures Ruin Your Batteries

    Jan 26, 2023

    When the boating season ends for summer and fall, many boat owners must prepare to store their vessels for the winter. Properly caring for boat batteries during storage is essential, and it's importan …Read More

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  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Top 7 Winter Boat Projects

    Lenny Rudow
    Jan 11, 2023

    Get a jump on the spring boating season by tackling these winter DIY projects. …Read More

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    Winter Storage Tips for Outboard Motors

    Charles Plueddeman
    Nov 3, 2022

    What seems like a good idea could be the ruination of your trusty outboard motor—avoid these common winter storage miscues. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat Storage: What's Right for Your Boat?

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 2, 2022

    There may be more boat storage options this winter than you realize—be sure to do your research before making your final decision. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Seeking Cover: Selecting The Best Boat Covers

    Dan Armitage
    Oct 5, 2022

    Dan Armitage explains different types of boat covers, materials shrink-wrapping for winter boat storage. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    5 Outboard Engine Quick Fix Tips

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 30, 2022

    Don’t let these common outboard motor problems—which may be easy to fix—ruin your day of boating. …Read More

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    Boat Bottom Paints in 2022: Best Eco-Friendly Antifouling Coatings

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Apr 16, 2022

    Zuzana Prochazka looks into the latest eco-friendly antifouling products for your boat. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat Building Basics: Fiberglass, Resin, Composites And Cores

    Lenny Rudow
    Feb 8, 2022

    A look at basic boat construction, fiberglass technology, and the fundamentals that modern boat builders use. …Read More

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