Diagnosing Common Outboard Motor Problems

Diagnosing Common Outboard Motor Problems

Basic Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Outboard motors are incredibly reliable. They are pretty simple engines, and few things can go wrong for well-cared-for motors. But everyone has an occasional snafu that requires some troubleshooting. Anytime you have a problem with an outboard, always check the owner’s manual for tips and tricks. Most motor manuals include a section on troubleshooting common problems, …

The Lazy Boaters Way to Protect Stainless Steel

The Lazy Boater’s Way to Protect Stainless Steel

Guide to Protecting the Stainless Steel Surfaces on Your Boat Bright and shiny stainless steel fixtures on sail boats or power boats can really make a vessel pop if maintained properly. Of course, boat owners have a more vested interest in caring for onboard stainless steel equipment, but boat charterers should also know how to maintain and care for stainless …

Boat Maintenance – What Has to Be Done Now and What Can Wait

Boat Maintenance – What Has to Be Done Now and What Can Wait

Does All Boat Maintenance Need to Be Done Right Away Everybody knows that B.O.A.T. stands for “bring out another thousand,” right? Yes, boats are expensive to buy. But they are costly to maintain too. Not every boat owner has a money tree growing in their backyard, and sometimes we have to separate the must-do items from the ones that can …