Winterizing an Outboard Engine

Winterizing an Outboard Engine

Key Things You Need to Do to Winterize Your Outboard Prepping your boat for the cold winter months is called winterizing. If you plan to winterize your boat yourself, here are some winterization tips we’ve prepared to make sure you don’t forget anything. Winterizing Checklist Start by making a checklist of all the tasks you need to get to. You …

How to get a boating license

How to Get Your Boating License

Everything You Need to Know | How to Obtain a Boating License On a hot, sunny summer’s day there’s nothing better than being out on the water and cruising around in your boat. Whether you like to fish, glide through the water, or just sit and relax, there’s no doubting that boating is a fantastic pastime. But, operating a boat …

What Size Bimini Top Do I Need

What Size Bimini Top Do I Need

Important Things to Consider When Selecting a Bimini Top Selecting the right Bimini top for our boat is more than just finding the right color and shape. My wife and I needed to find one that fit the measurements and dimensions of our boat. It also needed to be just the right height without added problems. These problems can involve …

How to measure your outboard motor shaft length

How to Measure Your Outboard Motor Shaft Length

Why the Outboard Motor Shaft Length Matters No matter what size of boat you are running, one of the most critical choices you can make when buying an outboard motor is the shaft length. All boats are different, and the motor manufacturers produce a variety of standard lengths. Finding the right size is a matter of looking at what you’ve …

Can My Car Tow A Boat

Can My Car Tow A Boat? (We evaluated 100 vehicles)

Tow Your Boat Without Destroying Your Car It may have taken years, but all of the saving and fretting has finally paid off and you finally have the boat you always wanted. Whether it’s a bass boat used to spend hours chasing after fish, or a ski boat to create some heart racing memories with your family, you are going …

Powder Coating Versus Painting Your Boat Trailer Which is Best

Powder Coating Versus Painting Your Boat Trailer | Which is Best

Should You Paint or Powder Coat Your Boat Trailer Are you considering a new paint job for your boat trailer? If so, you might want to consider powder coating the trailer rather than the more traditional painting methods. Your choice will affect the look, feel, and life of your refinishing job. Choosing the right paint and finish for your boat …

Do You Need Boat Insurance

Do You Need Boat Insurance?

Is Insuring Your Boat Worth the Cost You finally bought the boat you wanted and can’t wait to get on the water. You want to hear waves lapping against the sides, feel a light breeze passing by, and just relax. Or maybe your plan is to gather friends for an afternoon of water skiing. Either way, the last thing you …

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Boat Mold and Mildew Free

Everything You Need to Know to Keep Your Boat Mold and Mildew Free

Mold and Mildew – A Boat’s Silent Killer To me, boating is the most rewarding and enjoyable experience life has to offer. The only downside is the never ending maintenance and repairs. There is nothing worse than taking the cover off your boat and finding your upholstery covered in mold or your cabin smelling musty. I’ve spent years cleaning mold …