5 Secrets Of Sailboat Line Maintenance
Your boat's hardworking lines and ropes are often neglected. Give them some TLC, and they'll last longer and be softer on your hands.
What Your Oil Says About Your Boat's Health
Getting your engine, transmission, or lower unit oil tested can yield valuable information … if you know what to look for.
How To Refurbish An Old Boat Trailer
If your trailer is past its prime, it may be time for refurbishment. You may be able to do most of the work yourself and save money in the process.
Avoid These 8 Boat Winterizing Mistakes
We all know we have to winterize the engine. But what else can go wrong? Read how to avoid the most common winterizing mishaps.
BoatUS Foundation Puts ‘Green’ Boat Cleaners To The Test
Many manufacturers claim their boat-care products are environmentally friendly. But how effective are they at getting your boat clean? The BoatUS Foundation finds out.
How To Tighten Your Boat Alternator Belt
Here’s what to do and how to troubleshoot if you hear a squeal coming from your alternator belt.
Tuning a Sailboat Rig
If your sailboat seems slower, follow our how-to on tuning your rig for optimal performance.
17 Must-Do Spring Boat Maintenance Tasks
Spring commissioning is the time to ready your boat for the season — and do some chores you might not have gotten around to when you winterized.
Don't let the "maintenance free" battery in your car lull you into complacency about the battery in your boat. Neglecting a marine battery is certain to shorten its life.