Give Your Boat A Lift
Lifts are a convenient way to store your boat when not in use. But poor maintenance and misuse can lead to damage.
Ground Tackle Upkeep
Anchoring out is fun if you have confidence that your anchor will hold. Regular inspection of your ground tackle helps you rest easy.
How To Replace Your Engine's Gearcase Lubricant
Changing your lower-unit lube every fall is a necessity to eliminate any water and shavings before putting your boat to bed.
Repack A Stuffing Box
Keeping the water on the outside of the boat is essential. Here's how an inboard-powered boat gets a shaft from the inside to the outside.
Depending on the size and type of boat, it likely has a system operated by hydraulics. Understanding how they work and how to maintain them is an essential skill.
How To Clean Your Outboard
Outboards are small, so maintaining a good appearance and keeping the finish looking nice is not so difficult a task. Here's how to get started.