Mid-Summer Maintenance Tips

• Make sure bilge pumps are kept clean. Most times failure occurs mid-season from being clogged. Most pumps can be popped right out of their holder. Check the screens and make sure they are clean. • Intake hoses such as AC and engine intakes tend to have mussel growth throughout the season for boats that…

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Winter is finally over!!

  It’s been a long, hard winter and we are all looking forward to boating very soon.  During the winter months, many things can changed during storage. Here are some things to be thinking about . . . All systems on your vessel should be checked such as nav lights, pumps, batteries, through hull fittings,…

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Fun Facts about Bird Droppings

For years boaters and motorists alike have been advised that the acid content in bird droppings was to blame for unsightly blemishes and patches on their vessel’s paintwork. However, recent studies show that damage actually results from cooling paint lacquer which contracts and hardens around the deposits. The good news is that damage can usually…

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Being in the thick of the summer, there are a few things that boat owners should be mindful of along with some helpful do-it-yourself tips:

• Make sure bilge pumps are kept clean. Most times failure occurs mid-season from being clogged. Most pumps can be popped right out of their holder. Check the screens and make sure they are clean. • Intake hoses such as AC and engine intakes tend to have mussel growth throughout the season for boats that…

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