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Boat Show Shopping Tips

Boat Show Shopping Tips

October 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s something about a boat show that puts a spring in our step (in any season). Maybe it’s the eye-popping glint of new vessels, the fun of acquiring a new gadget we didn’t even know existed, or the chance to talk about accessories, upgrades, and destinations with an abundance of knowledgeable professionals. Chances are it’s […]

Hurricane and Storm Links

Hurricane and Storm Links

August 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

National Hurricane Center www.nhc.noaa.gov/ Marine Safety and Awareness www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/marine_safety.shtml Storm Surge Info www.nhc.noaa.gov/ssurge/risk/ Emergency App www.redcross.org/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/mobile-apps Tips and Checklists http://hurricanesafety.org/prepare/hurricane-safety-checklists/ www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4340160_Hurricane.pdf www.boatus.com/hurricanes/brochure.asp www.health.ny.gov/environmental/emergency/weather/hurricane/ Pet Safety www.humanesociety.org/issues/animal_rescue/tips/pets-disaster.html Click HERE to go to Protect Your Boat and Minimize Storm Damage

Smart Tips to Sell Your Boat

Smart Tips to Sell Your Boat

August 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Selling a boat on your own takes both luck and preparation. I’ve compiled a list of tips for you to follow; do the legwork, make the right moves, and you’ll be in position to enhance a quick sale. Survey your vessel. Unless you are selling your vessel “as is” (seen by some buyers as a […]

Easy Maintenance

Easy Maintenance

May 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

This column is usually boat-focused, but trailers need attention, too. Before you head out on your shore-to-shore adventures, take some time to ensure trouble-free traveling. Along with following the manufacturer’s directions for maintenance, be sure to do the following: Inspect the tires for cracks and wear. Check the winch to make sure it operates freely […]