Benefits of Ceramic Coating

Mother nature can be brutal to your yacht. The outside elements can do considerable harm to your boat inside and out. This is especially true in coastal climates where saltwater and sea spray can damage a range of materials like nylon, plastic, vinyl, stainless steel, paint, fiberglass or wood. For this reason, it is important…

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Precautions When Refueling Your Boat

Land-based fires are scary, however, at sea, they are downright terrifying. Every year it seems we see dramatic videos or hear of a heart-wrenching disaster involving maritime fire. While not an extremely common occurrence, boat fires do happen and can cause major damage, injury and even death. Factoring in that emergency responders may not be…

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How to Detail a Boat’s Interior

It’s hard not to feel a sense of pride watching others stare at her as she floats by, seeing how they admire her, knowing she belongs to you. Yes, we are talking about one of your greatest treasures … your boat. Owners of expensive sports cars know this feeling too. A car needs regular detailing…

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A Faulty Fuel Gauge Can Wreck Your Day

Imagine you are having the best day. Calm water, blue skies, fun with family and friends and then it comes to a screeching halt. You are forced to endure the maritime equivalent of a walk of shame … getting towed to shore because you ran out of gas. Unless you are completely unobservant, how can…

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Used Boat Inspections for Peace of Mind

You have dreamed about it, given it serious thought, now you’re ready to pull the trigger on the single most important purchase you will ever make … a boat! Slight exaggeration? Maybe … it’s not exactly the most important purchase you will ever make but owning a boat can greatly enhance your life. Boating can…

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The Heartache of Fiberglass Damage

You love her, cherish her, take exquisite care of her, but inevitably it happens … the damage is done. A painful breakup with your significant other?  No, but equally traumatizing, finding fiberglass damage on your beloved boat. Captains know all too well the gut wrenching feeling that accompanies this dreaded discovery. Fiberglass boat repairs can…

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Overlooked but Important Boat Floor Repair

Those fortunate enough to own a boat typically take great pride in its appearance. Owners will take painstaking detail to ensure their vessel is in top shape. Regular engine tune-ups, the latest technology and gadgets and a shiny and solid hull are just some of the items that boat owners prioritize. However, there is one…

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Marine Engine Mounts: Often Forgotten, Always Important

Some things are just based on good old common sense. Every boat inspection should include a thorough examination of the engine. It is literally what drives the boat. Maybe the engine isn’t running smoothly, it’s vibrating. You have checked all the usual suspects… or have you? The engine is not the only component that could…

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Marine Electronics to Improve Style and Function

Owning a boat is truly living the dream. As a proud owner, she’s your pride and joy, your baby. Naturally, you want to hook her up with all the bells and whistles and we are not just talking about an eye catching flag flying from the mast. Nothing gets a boat captain’s heart beating faster…

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Boat Motor Repair

Boat owners know the joys of repeatedly experiencing “the best day ever” while out on the water. Sunny skies, calm seas and great company are the trifecta that create a perfect boating day. Boat owners also know how the “best day ever” can quickly turn into the “worst day ever” when your outboard engine fails…

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