December 12th 2013
We all make mistakes, but some are more serious than others. Here are ten that would definitely ruin your next day on the water.
September 27th 2013
A couple of simple multimeter tests will tell you the condition of the batteries, wiring, and charger.
September 25th 2013
Lenny Rudow consults with the experts to find out what you need to do to prepare your boat for winter.
August 20th 2013
Sometimes individual pieces of gear are grounded directly. In European-built boats, look for green wires with yellow stripes.
July 25th 2013
Like other battery makers, Optima sells starting, deep-cycle, and combination batteries. Here's a quick overview of the types.
July 11th 2013
Nylock nuts are great if given plenty of gripping surface and left alone.
June 9th 2013
Whether you are maintaining the topsides of a wooden classic or covering up old, faded gelcoat, the same prep and painting techniques apply.
June 5th 2013
If you let barnacles roost for long on stainless steel in salt water, you're asking for crevice corrosion -- and high replacement bills.
May 29th 2013
No matter what your boat is made of, the topsides will eventually need painting. Here is how to prep the job like a pro.
May 21st 2013
It's important to extend GFCI protection to any outlet you install in the engine-room on any boat, gasoline-powered or otherwise.