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15 Boat-Buying Don’ts

We've always got an eye open for helpful tips, and ran across this from Boating Magazine .... "Don’t put anything in your ears, don’t pet the neighbor’s pit bull, and don’t down that fifth shot of Jagermeister. All your life you’ve continually ignored good advice. First from your mother and then,... Continue reading
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Tips for Short-Term Docking

The U.S. Coast Guard published a helpful article on effective docking strategies. We thought we'd share: "We all experience the need for short tie-ups. And granted, if you're just swinging in to refuel or to pick up a six-pack, it's a pain to go the whole route of fore and aft lines,... Continue reading
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Can Boats Be Recycled?

While fiberglass boats first appeared in the 1940s, they didn’t really take off until the 1960s. These new, easily manufactured boats made it easier for a middle-class person to afford a boat of their own. This led to a boom in boat sales in the 1960s and 1970s.  Unfortunately, many... Continue reading
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What’s the Best Way to Winterize My Gasoline Tank?

With winter storage season comes the frequently-asked question, “What’s the best way to winterize my gasoline tanks?” Our best answer comes from an understanding that there are three basic threats to your gasoline fuel system during long-term storage. 1) “Bad Gas.” When left sitting still, gasoline can begin to “go... Continue reading