Boat Maintenance and DIY

Bronze, Aluminum, Salt Water: A Match Not Made in Heaven
Connecting two dissimilar metals under salt water is a good way to make a battery.
7 Ultimate Camping Cruisers: Back to Basics Boating
These boats will take you on a sailing adventure without requiring an adventurous budget.
Is This Ground Cable Connection Safe?
Avoid cutting wire strands by inserting cable ends into copper tube ferrules before tightening.
Get Connected: WiFi On Boats
The latest WiFi technologies enable you to navigate, monitor, or keep your boat secure, all from your tablet or phone.
Does My Boat Have Enough Jack Stands Under It?
ABYC Standard TY-28 addresses the topic of jack stands and their placement in detail.
Understanding Boat Surveys: What is Pre-Purchase?
Whether you’re buying or selling, the pre-purchase boat survey can make or break the deal.
Understanding and Choosing Marine Surveyors
How do you choose the right person for the job?
Boat Maintenance and Management: Go Digital
The easy way to coordinate service and keep records on your boat is now—surprise—to go digital.
Make Your Boat 1,000 Times Better
You have 1,000 minutes and a budget of $1,000. Ready, Set, GO!
Why Shouldn’t I Run My Bilge Pump Dry?
Rubber shaft seals need fluid for lubrication and cooling. Dried-out, damaged seals and water intrusion are common causes of failure in bilge pumps.

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