April 18th 2014
Keel bolts should be secured with lock washers or nylock nuts, torqued on.
April 16th 2014
Teak decks are beautiful and practical, but they require special care to look and perform their best.
April 11th 2014
As you get your boat ready for its spring launch, don’t make any of these common and patently stupid mistakes.
April 4th 2014
Self-tapping screws are common in production boats -- they save time and cost. But protruding points need to be tamed.
March 28th 2014
Don't let the scene behind your breaker panel overwhelm you. Focus on the one circuit that's not working, and approach it logically.
March 23rd 2014
Marine battery maintenance and check-ups are important, and in this video, you'll learn how and why.
March 21st 2014
Copper in anti-fouling paint can react with bronze through-hull fittings and reduce the paint's ability. Get down to the bronze, epoxy-coat it, and start over.
March 7th 2014
Factories are using stainless bolts and nuts to mount outboards. These fasteners need to be carefully installed to prevent crevice corrosion.
February 24th 2014
10 Free and Cheap Tricks, Tips, and Tidbits for Better Boating - Without Blowing Big Bucks.
February 14th 2014
Boat trailers require constant maintenance and attention. Follow this trailer inspection routine on a seasonal basis, to make sure yours keeps rolling down the road.