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Winterizing Wrap Up

Winterizing Wrap Up

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Whether you routinely end your boating season after Columbus Day or hold out until a scarf and gloves are necessities, you need both a destination for cold weather storage and a winterizing plan. Consult your vessel’s owner’s manual for a specific winter recommendation. If there is no specific advisory, carefully evaluate your options. Some boaters […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When it’s time to prepare your boat for the cold, harsh winter, there are two ways to ensure that your fresh water system will not get damaged from freezing: filling the hoses with non-toxic antifreeze or blowing out the lines. Anyone can undertake this project, as it doesn’t require any mechanical skills. Drain all the […]

Protecting Trailered Boats In Winter

Protecting Trailered Boats In Winter

November 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

1. Purchase & use a hitch lock 2. Store your boat & trailer in a locked storage unit or garage 3. If no such storage is available, place your boat & trailer in back yard 4. If no backyard, park another vehicle in front of trailer & boat 5. If no other vehicle, have trailer […]