Category: Boating Maintenance

Maintenance in the Off-Season

woman on boat in Florida

December is still a great time to go boating in Central Florida, but many boat owners like to slow down and relax during the “winter” months. This is the time for when maintenance is recommended, so that when the boating season is in full swing, you won’t have to deal with any problems with your… Read more »

Before Storing Your Boat

Boat in florida waters

Before you put your boat away for the season, it’s important to know what to do before you put it in storage. There are some maintenance tips you may need to know before you let it sit in storage for a few months. Battery – remove the battery from the boat and store it in… Read more »

Should I Buy a New or Used Boat?

Inside photo of a new boat

Buying a boat is a big decision to make, and you have so many things to consider when you’re a first-time buyer.  If you already love going out on your friends’ or neighbors’ boats, then buying a boat is more appealing to you. You never want to just jump into a decision, so you’re going… Read more »

Maintenance Tips for Your Boat

Maintaining your boat regularly

It’s always good to be reminded of tips on maintaining the condition of your boat. You never want to overlook any problems with your boat because when you want to go out for a ride, you may have some issues that will stop you from enjoying the open waters. Here Are Some Things to Check… Read more »

Cleaning Your Boat in the Aftermath of a Flood

Hurricane in the Ocean

Hurricanes have, unfortunately, presented big problems for homeowners throughout the state of Florida this year. They have also caused trouble for boat owners who have been forced to deal with flooded boats and all of the many issues that come along with them. If your boat was flooded by one of the hurricanes that hit… Read more »

Easy Upgrades to Make on Your Boat

Owning a pontoon or open deck power boat is a wonderful luxury – but newer is always better. What if there was a way to upgrade the value and comfort of your boat without having to buy a newer model? There is! Small additions and improvements to your boat can make a huge difference in… Read more »

How Often Should You Change Your Engine Oil Filters?

There is a lot of maintenance that you will need to do if you own a boat, and one of the most important things that needs to be done regularly is familiar to any car owner as well – changing your oil and oil filter. Like any other vehicle, a boat relies on oil to… Read more »

Getting Your Boat Ready for Boating Season

Boating is a popular pastime, but one that does require some care and planning. In Florida, many boat owners store their vessels for a number of months during the off season while away to summer homes out of state. That means that fall is one of the busiest times as winter residents return and put… Read more »

Save Your Seat: Protecting Marine Upholstery

There are few things better than taking your boat out on a sun-filled day, but keeping your boat looking its best will always be a challenge. Since boats spend their time in the water, they are subject to more factors that can harm their appearance. This is especially true when it comes to a boat’s… Read more »