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Six Key Tips To Rewiring Your Boat Trailer

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Well! Here are six key tips to make your boat trailer wiring job hold up over time. Check out below.

What to Look for in Hull to Deck Joints

What to Look for in Hull to Deck Joints

Well! The hull to deck joint is an important but often overlooked component of boat construction. Whether you’re looking at a new boat or a used boat, the hull to deck joint is an important thing to look for.

How to Choose the Best Marine Binoculars

 How to Choose the Best Marine Binoculars

If you’re looking for a new pair of marine binoculars, either image stabilized or old-tech, these tips will help you make the right choice. A good pair of marine binoculars belongs on every boat, but when getting a new pair you’ll have to choose between things like image stabilization or analog, and with or without a built-in compass and/or rangefinder. Join us in this short video while we take a look at the key features of marine binoculars, and what you should consider when it’s time to replace yours.

The Best Way to Keep Boat Insurance Rates Low

Hold Down Boat Insurance Costs and Maximize Enjoyment of Your Boat

The best way to keep boat insurance rates low is to minimize the chance of making a claim. And the more trouble-free your boating experience, the more fun will be had by all involved.  You buy insurance for your boat for good reason: sometimes trouble comes your way and you can’t avoid it. When it happens often enough, or at the wrong time, though, the rates you pay are likely to rise and sometimes you’ll need to find to another insurer.

Seakeeper Refit Alternatives

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By now you’ve probably heard of Seakeeper gyroscopic stabilization and how it works on a modern powerboat, but many of us love the boats we already have and don’t want to buy a new one purely to get stabilization. Luckily, we don’t have to. Though it may be a bit surprising, refitting a boat with Seakeeper long after the boat has been built is actually a fairly simple, straightforward process. It’s also significantly less expensive than you might think.

Tips For Fogging and Winterizing an EFI Single Throttle-body Four-Stroke Outboard Engine

Fogging and Winterizing an EFI Single Throttle-body Four-Stroke Outboard Engine

If you have an EFI single throttle-body four-stroke outboard like the Yamaha in-line-four F175, the fogging and winterizing process is a bit different. Tune in, to learn how it goes. EFI single throttle-body four-stroke outboards (like the Yamaha F200 and F175), require a slightly different fogging and winterizing procedure than many other types of outboards. Unlike carbureted engines you can’t simply spray fogging fluid in via the air intake, because the oil is too thick to effectively make its way through the fuel system.

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