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Inspecting Sailboat Rigging

Inspecting Sailboat Rigging

During preseason, take an hour or so to inspect the rig. Here's how to go over your sailboat rigging system ...
How To Install A Dripless Shaft Seal

How To Install A Dripless Shaft Seal

The bilge of his boat was constantly wet, until he installed a dripless shaft seal by himself. Here's how he ...
Chartplotter Update

Chartplotter Update

Preseason means boat maintenance and upgrades, but updating chartplotter software is often overlooked in the rush to get back on ...
Marine Lubricants

Marine Lubricants

The array of engine and drive lubricants, oils, sprays, and fuel treatments at your local marine parts store or dealer ...

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Boat Maintenance

Inspecting Sailboat Rigging

Inspecting Sailboat Rigging

During preseason, take an hour or so to inspect the rig. Here's how to go over your sailboat rigging system ...
How To Install A Dripless Shaft Seal

How To Install A Dripless Shaft Seal

The bilge of his boat was constantly wet, until he installed a dripless shaft seal by himself. Here's how he ...
Chartplotter Update

Chartplotter Update

Preseason means boat maintenance and upgrades, but updating chartplotter software is often overlooked in the rush to get back on ...
Marine Lubricants

Marine Lubricants

The array of engine and drive lubricants, oils, sprays, and fuel treatments at your local marine parts store or dealer ...

Safety and Prevention

Yacht in snow.

Winterizing Your Fuel System

Explore efficient fuel system winterization strategies for both gasoline and diesel, ensuring a smooth transition back to the water. From ...
Winterizing Your Boat Engine

Winterizing Your Boat Engine

Protect your boat's engine this winter! Follow our comprehensive checklist for outboard and inboard engines to prevent costly damage. When ...
Winterizing Tips: Storage Ashore

Winterizing Tips: Storage Ashore

Store your boat in water for an early spring launch or ashore for safety. Learn the best support methods and ...
Yacht covered in snow.

Winterization Resources

There’s work to do to ensure your boat makes it safely through the winter. BoatUS has your back with our ...

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12-Volt Electrical Systems

12-Volt Electrical Systems

Empower your boat with a reliable electrical system! Assess power requirements, choose batteries, ensure proper wiring, ...
A sinking boat at the dock.

5 Spring Claims To Avoid

Our GEICO | BoatUS Marine Insurance claim files highlight the most common springtime problems. Here’s how ...
Fiberglass yacht in repair shipyard.

Acting As Your Own Surveyor

There’s no substitute for a professional marine surveyor, but there are some basic DIY inspection techniques ...
Onboard electrical fire.

Analyzing Electrical Fires On Boats

Your electrical system gives you lights, communications, cold drinks, and much more. But it’s also the ...
burned-boat

Analyzing Onboard Fire Claims

Onboard fires happen more than you’d think. Here’s what digging into the GEICO | BoatUS Marine ...
Antisiphon Valves

Antisiphon Valves

Prevent down-flooding with antisiphon valves. Learn the causes and importance of proper installation for marine systems ...
Boat on fire.

Are You Prepared For A Fire?

Onboard fires happen more than you’d think. Here’s what digging into the GEICO | BoatUS Marine ...
Man working on a generator on a boat.

Automatic Generator Starting

Explore the boat building mecca in Taiwan and learn about auto-starting generators for efficient battery charging ...

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