Boat Maintenance

Four Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Boat

2022-11-02T16:54:50-04:00May 27th, 2022|Boat Maintenance, Boat Selling|

Whatever your reason for doing so, selling a boat can be tough. Not only do you have to account for depreciation, but you may also have to make repairs and wait for ages before someone approaches you about it. There are also plenty of mistakes you can unknowingly make that cause problems. Some of

The Life Expectancy of the Marine Engine

2022-11-02T16:59:49-04:00April 30th, 2022|Boat Buying, Boat Maintenance, Boat Selling, News|

Do you know how long the marine engine on your boat is going to last? There are two kinds of marine engines—gasoline and diesel—and one lasts far longer than the other. On average, a marine diesel engine lasts about 5,000 hours, while a gasoline engine lasts for 1,500 hours. What does that mean for you

Calculating Boat Fuel Costs: How Much Do They Really Consume?

2022-11-02T17:01:50-04:00April 2nd, 2022|Boat Maintenance|

The boating season is here, meaning that hundreds of boaters are going to be launching for the first time this year. As excited as you are, this is also the time to start thinking about calculating boat fuel consumption and cost. Understanding the amount of fuel your boat engine burns is important, because it

How Often Should I Bottom Paint My Boat?

2022-11-02T17:02:28-04:00February 4th, 2022|Boat Maintenance|

Boats are investments that need to be cared for in order to protect your investment and maintain the integrity of the vessel.  If you keep your boat in the water then a good bottom paint is one of the best investments you can make to not only protect it, but also for optimal performance while

10 Things You Can Do To Make Your Sails Last Longer

2022-11-02T17:02:29-04:00January 28th, 2022|Boat Maintenance|

Sails are a very important piece of equipment on your sailboat and should be at the top of your annual maintenance list if you want to preserve the longevity of your sails and the value of your boat.  Properly maintained sails can increase the efficiency of your boat allowing you to maximize your speed on

Boat Maintenance: Tips To Properly Care For Your Boat

2022-11-02T17:02:30-04:00December 24th, 2021|Boat Maintenance|

If you own a boat, you already know the importance of proper maintenance. By tackling these tasks, you can keep your vessel in optimal condition. Some maintenance items should be done weekly, while you can tend to others at the start or end of the season. Many owners perform maintenance on a schedule. By

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