Where should fire extinguishers be stored on a boat

Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Stored on a Boat

Safety first – preparing to deal with a fire on your boat While being on your boat is a time for relaxation, to stay fire safe it is important to follow all the safety rules and regulations set by the U.S. Coast Guard, your state and the ones you set based on personal needs. Doing so will ensure that your …

Where Should a Boat Compass Be Mounted

Where Should a Boat Compass Be Mounted?

It Matters Where Your Compass is Located In spite of the technological breakthrough, some instruments and tools have managed to stand the test of time because they’re simple yet reliable. A compass is one of them. Having a compass on your boat is a must, even if you have lots of electronics that are meant to help you navigate your …

Best Fuel Stabilizer for Small Boat Engines

Best Fuel Stabilizer for Small Boat Engines

Our Review of Fuel Stabilizers for Boat Engines The Ethanol in your boat’s fuel tank is an extremely powerful solvent. In fact, it’s so powerful that it can render some fiberglass fuel tanks completely useless. Ethanol can also absorb moisture from the air, which as a result, can damage some components of your boat significantly. If you plan on storing …

T-Top Accessory Must Haves for a New Center Console

T-Top Accessory “Must Haves” for a New Center Console

8 Key Features Every Boat Needs The available space in any Center Console is limited and that discourages many boat owners from piling up stuff. There are, however, simple additions that make a huge difference in your trip. You can add devices for shading, shielding, and lighting. Space economy is vital, so you’ll also need smart storage and foldable seating. …

Guide to Painting a boat trailer

Guide to Painting Your Boat Trailer

Painting a Boat Trailer Although most boaters spend time renovating and maintaining their boats, a boat trailer usually remains overlooked. Whether you’re maintaining your old trailer or looking for a used one to buy, you’ll probably need to invest some time in repainting. In this article, we’ll tell you how to get ready before painting a boat trailer. We’ll explain …

A Guide to Boat Camping

A Guide to Boat Camping

Boat camping – what exactly is it? Picture looking up at the night sky … your boat gently rocking you as the lights flicker on the water. You hear a splash as some wonder of the deep breached the surface. Everything’s peaceful and you are as close to heaven on earth as you can possibly be. Boat camping is what …

Clean your boat properly to extend its life

Clean Your Boat Properly to Extend Its Life

Cleaning Your Boat 101 There are no two ways about it: a boat is a major investment that requires a lot of care and maintenance to keep in tip top shape. That being said, while many of us recognize the importance of oil changes, fiberglass repairs, and electronics updates, few people realize that keeping your boat clean is one of …

Winterizing your boat 19 tips from the pros

Winterizing Your Boat | 19 Tips from the Pros

Complete Guide to Prepare Your Boat for Winter As the days get shorter and the temperatures get lower, many boat owners decide it’s time to call it quits on the summer boating season. Although we’d rather be out on the water all year round, the changes in the seasons often dictate that we spend little, if any, time on our …

Life Jackets for Kids Ultimate Guide

Life Jackets for Kids | Ultimate Guide

Guide to Life Jackets for Children A quality life jacket is one of the most important pieces of safety equipment you can have with you when you’re out on the water. While many adults choose not to wear a life jacket at all times for a variety of reasons, when you have children aboard your vessel, it’s important to ensure …

What is the Best Boat Cover for Your Boat

Should You Use a Boat Cover? Is It Really Necessary?

Boat Covers – Complete Guide If you own your own boat, chances are pretty high that you’re interested in keeping it in good working condition. However, boats experience a lot of wear and tear throughout their lifetime that can make it difficult to keep your vessel looking new. Especially if your boat spends a lot of time in storage or …