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    Teak Wood Care: Boat Maintenance Tips For Wood Decks And Trim

    Kim Kavin
    Jun 16, 2021

    From teak wood cabinet doors to teak railings, trim strips and moldings, our experts lay out the basics to provide the best care for your boat. …Read More

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    Choosing the Right Marine Diesel

    Ed Sherman
    May 14, 2021

    Whether you’re considering a new boat or planning to repower an old one, here are guidelines for thinking about which marine diesel engine is best for you. …Read More

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    10 Tips to Keep Gel Coat Gleaming

    Lenny Rudow
    May 11, 2021

    We all want our boats to look as shiny as a mirror. Use these 10 maintenance tips, and your gel coat will gleam. …Read More

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    How To Paint a Boat

    Doug Logan
    Apr 14, 2021

    Whether you're maintaining the topsides of a wooden classic or covering up old, faded gelcoat, the same prep and painting techniques apply. …Read More

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    Boat Buyers Beware: 10 Hidden Problems to Look For in Used Boats

    Lenny Rudow
    Mar 24, 2021

    If you’re looking for a used boat, you’ll want to go over it with a microscope and make absolutely, positively sure it doesn't have any of these 10 common problems - which commonly go unnoticed. …Read More

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    Boat Maintenance: How to Maintain a Boat

    Gary Reich
    Mar 2, 2021

    If you want to keep your boat looking like new, nothing is more important than keeping up with basic boat maintenance. Here's how to keep your gel coat, canvas, upholstery, and brightwork in tip-top shape. …Read More

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    Top 7 Winter Boat Projects

    Lenny Rudow
    Jan 28, 2021

    Get a jump on the spring boating season by tackling these projects. …Read More

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    Boat Storage: What's Right for Your Boat?

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 18, 2020

    There may be more boat storage options this winter than you realize—be sure to do your research before making your final decision. …Read More

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    Spring Boat Prep: Easy DIY Project Ideas

    Jennifer Burkett
    Apr 24, 2020

    Easy boat projects you can do in your own driveway or backyard this spring season. …Read More

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