What To Do

How Often Should You Antifoul a Boat?

It's spring, and you're ready to sail after a long, dark winter. Do you really need to get out the rollers and protective gear and put more expensive

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Gear Check

41 Sailboat Cruising Essentials for Long Trips

In this post I list the items you are unlikely to have if you have never done bluewater or long-term cruising before. There are some essential safety product

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Getting Ready

The Fastest Boat Bottom Paints: Antifouling for Speed

Whether you're racing your boat or cruising casually, everyone wants to sail faster. Is there a bottom paint that will make your boat sail faster? And is it

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How To Clean Your Boat's Freshwater Tank (Plastic & Aluminum)
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The Difference Between Marine vs. Auto Antifreeze

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5 Clever Tips to Keep Mice Out of a Boat Motor

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Boat Starter?

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How Much Does it Cost to Antifoul a Boat?

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The Average Cost to Shrink Wrap a Boat (per foot)

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How To Mark & Measure Anchor Chain & Rode (3 Ways)

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The Fastest Boat Bottom Paints: Antifouling for Speed

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Pros and Cons of Shrink Wrapping a Boat - Worth It?

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9 Tips for Winterizing a Boat that Stays in the Water

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The Ultimate Checklist for Winterizing Your Boat (Detailed PDF)

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