BOAT MAINTENANCE

Everyone wants to make the most out of a purchase, especially if you paid good money for it. Whether you bought a new laptop or your very first car, prolonging the life of an asset isn’t out of the ordinary. When it comes to boats,...

Boating is a wonderful way to spend time out on the water. However, with rising fuel costs, boating trips are becoming more and more expensive. If you don’t want to miss out on all the water fun, there are some things you can do to...

Tools and equipment are essential in maintaining your boat. You have to make sure that you have a complete set of tools and equipment that'll help you keep your boat in good condition. The list may be endless, but here are some basic tools and equipment...

The battery of your boat provides the power to most onboard systems especially your engine. Maintaining your battery means more efficiency to other boat parts like navigation systems, pumps and more. If you know the proper way to maintain your boat battery, it can prolong...

When you own a boat, one of the responsibilities that come with it is to perform proper maintenance to ensure that you can use your boat whenever you want. Proper maintenance allows you to preserve the condition of your boat and maintains its performance. The...

An electric trolling motor is an excellent addition for any fishing boat or other vessel. It's a very low-maintenance piece of machinery, but still needs special attention to ensure it works correctly. If you don't perform regular maintenance, your trolling motor won't last as long...

A little TLC goes a long way when it comes to outboard motors. At the very least, you should get your motor checked over at the beginning of every season by a professional mechanic. But there are other good maintenance habits that will save you...

For boat lovers, there are few ideas more romantic than embarking on a complete boat restoration. For those who are able to carry out such an undertaking, the emotional and practical dividends are abundant. Not only could your investment pay off with economic value, but...

Rope for docking, anchoring, and towing is an essential item on any vessel. However, it is often overlooked, both in the boat's maintenance, and when it comes to selecting the right rope for the right job. The difference between a good, well-maintained rope and a...

In Australia, we are fortunate in that our winters are mild and most areas don't have to face bitter cold months. However, that doesn't mean we are exempt from winter and don't need to make preparations for winter on our boats. Part of the battle...