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  1. How-To / Buying & Selling

    NADA Guides: Pricing A Used Boat Accurately

    Doug Logan
    Jan 11, 2022

    Combining the range of boats.com with the depth of NADA Guides will help you pinpoint an ideal selling price for your boat. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    Boost Speed with Outboard Engine Height Adjustments

    Charles Plueddeman
    Dec 13, 2021

    Raising an outboard higher on the transom can reduce drag and raise top speed. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    Shrink Wrapping a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 13, 2021

    We spoke with the experts to learn the ins and outs of heat shrink wrap and the boat shrink wrap process. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Winter Storage Tips for Outboard Motors

    Charles Plueddeman
    Dec 12, 2021

    What seems like a good idea could be the ruination of your trusty outboard motor—avoid these common winter storage miscues. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Five Winter Disasters: Don’t Let These Happen to Your Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 11, 2021

    During the long winter lay-up plenty of things can go awry. Make sure none of these winter disasters ruin your boat. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    How To Winterize a Boat

    Gary Reich
    Nov 16, 2021

    Prepping for hibernation can't be ignored—here's are all the details on winterizing your boat. …Read More

  10. How-To / Seamanship

    How To Use Trim To Your Advantage

    Emma Coady
    Nov 10, 2021

    This simple guide walks you through how the trim works, what is meant by boat lingo used about the trim, and typical scenarios to watch out for. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Which Type of Boat is Best for You? Top 10 Choices for Boaters

    Lenny Rudow
    Oct 31, 2021

    Cruiser, bowrider, freshwater fishing, runabout, sailboat, saltwater fishing, speed boat, trawler, pontoon, or watersports boats – which is right for you? We’ll help you make the best choice. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Buying & Selling

    5 Reasons To Buy A Boat In The Fall Season

    Ryan McVinney
    Sep 28, 2021

    5 reasons fall is actually a great time to shop for new and used boats. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Seeking Cover: Selecting The Best Boat Covers

    Dan Armitage
    Sep 22, 2021

    Dan Armitage explains different types of boat covers, materials shrink-wrapping for winter boat storage. …Read More

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