You don’t need to be mechanic to maintain a healthy boat motor. Here are some easy tips for preventative motor maintenance that any boat owner can perform.
Whether you’re in the market to buy a boat, doing research for a future purchase, or simply browsing, there is no better place to compare boat brand specifications than at a boat show. Check out our list of the upcoming boat shows in 2019 and 2020.
Boat preparation is vital prior to the start of boating season. Follow our pre-launch guidelines to help maintain the various systems on your watercraft ahead of season.
When buying or selling a boat, used or new, a written bill of sale is essential. This will transfer the ownership rights of the watercraft and outline the terms of the sale between parties. It also acts as a proof of purchase for the buyer and proof of payment for the seller. The document should include itemized prices of the watercraft and any motor(s) or trailer(s) included in the transfer of title. It should only be signed when the boat has been delivered by the seller and the funds have been secured from the buyer.
A chartplotter is used as a marine navigating tool that integrates GPS data with electronic navigational charts and maps. This enables a boat owner to monitor the position and movement of the watercraft in relation to the surrounding environment.
Trailering your boat is a great and affordable option for boaters who do not want to go the marina route. We wanted to share some tips on buying a boat trailer and the maintenance they require.
A bimini is a canvas-top built to cover the boat’s cockpit. It is mostly used for sun and UV protection during boating season. A bimini top is not intended to safeguard against severe weather and is not a winterization tool during the off-season.