How-to: Maintenance

  1. 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

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    Spring Commissioning for Your Boat

    Gary Reich
    Mar 29, 2022

    Everything you need to know to get your boat ready for the spring season can be found right here. …Read More

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    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

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Boost Speed with Outboard Engine Height Adjustments

    Charles Plueddeman
    Dec 13, 2021

    Raising an outboard higher on the transom can reduce drag and raise top speed. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Shrink Wrapping a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 13, 2021

    We spoke with the experts to learn the ins and outs of heat shrink wrap and the boat shrink wrap process. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Winter Storage Tips for Outboard Motors

    Charles Plueddeman
    Dec 12, 2021

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

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    How To Winterize a Boat

    Gary Reich
    Nov 16, 2021

    Prepping for hibernation can't be ignored—here's are all the details on winterizing your boat. …Read More

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    Seeking Cover: Selecting The Best Boat Covers

    Dan Armitage
    Sep 22, 2021

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

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Survey A Boat Yourself: From Stem to Stern

    Chris Landry
    Jun 17, 2021

    A thorough dockside inspection and sea trial will set you on a course to find your ideal boat. …Read More

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