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Your boat's hardworking lines and ropes are often neglected. Give them some TLC, and they'll last longer and be softer on your hands.
BoatUS Foundation Puts ‘Green’ Boat Cleaners To The Test
Many manufacturers claim their boat-care products are environmentally friendly. But how effective are they at getting your boat clean? The BoatUS Foundation finds out.
Marine Head Maintenance
Saltwater and uric acid produce calcium scale inside marine toilets and discharge hoses.
Boat Cleaning Tips
Our BoatUS editors share their most difficult boat-cleaning dilemmas. Here are some slick solutions.
Getting Rid Of Stubborn Stains
A pro helps you prepare your boat for the season ahead with tips to remove pesky stains.
Pump Outs: The Scoop on Poop!
You might want to ignore everything associated with pumping out, but you shouldn't. Here's how to properly use a holding tank and onshore pumpout station.
Restore Gelcoat Shine: A to Z
BoatUS Magazine's contributing editor Lenny Rudow knows boats, particularly the care and maintenance, and is happy to share his expertise.
Scoring A Clean, Lean Dream Machine
Tips and tricks for get the cleaning and maintenance of your boat and trailer finished so you can maximize your time on the water.
Saltwater and uric acid (don't ask!) produce calcium scale inside marine toilets and discharge hoses. Such deposits cause the toilet to get progressively harder to flush and can lead to total blockage. Avoid this unpleasantry by pouring a pint of white vinegar into the bowl once a month and pumping it slowly through the toilet.