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.
January 26th 2014
Wait! Stop! NOOOOOOOO! Don't do one of these three stupid things, or your outboard engine will leave you sitting at the dock.
December 29th 2013
Your boat's wiring is bound to be exposed to moist, if not wet, conditions. Make sure everything keeps working, by installing heat shrink terminals.
December 12th 2013
A new hot-water heater may be rated for a higher temperature and higher pressure than your old one. Make sure your plumbing can handle the upgrade.
December 5th 2013
If something’s gumming up the works in your small outboard’s carburetor—literally—it’s probably time for a rebuild.
November 27th 2013
Or, why am I always seeing red?
November 21st 2013
Don’t let these common outboard engine problems—which may be easy to fix—ruin your day of boating.
November 6th 2013
The differences between European and U.S. voltages mean that wire-gauge sizes and operating frequencies for equipment that runs on shore power need to be carefully addressed.