Tips if you get caught boating in rough weather

Tips if you get caught boating in rough weather

A few raindrops and a bit of chop on the water isn’t enough to deter an avid boater from heading out for a fishing tournament or crossing the bay to visit a friend’s at the cottage. Weather can turn on ...

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How to flush your outboard

How to flush your outboard

Most boaters know it’s imperative to flush an outboard with freshwater after boating in saltwater or brackish water. Failure to do so can allow corrosion to take hold in your motor’s water passages, compromising your cooling system and shortening the ...

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How to prime your outboards Fuel System

How to prime your outboards Fuel System

Today’s outboards are modern marvels, borne of precision engineering and generations of innovation. They’re quiet, dependable and efficient, and they’re purpose-built to help people enjoy hassle-free days on the water for years. They do have a common bond with the first ...

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How to Diagnose and Deal with a Spun Hub?

How to Diagnose and Deal with a Spun Hub?

It’s time to head back to the dock. You drop the throttle, and your engine revs up like crazy, but your boat doesn’t move. Or maybe it moves very little, almost like there’s no propeller on the engine. You shut ...

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How To Store Your Boat for Winter

How To Store Your Boat for Winter

No one is ever happy at the thought of stowing away the suntan lotion, fishing rods, wakeboards and water toys for the winter months. But facts are facts: It’s about to get too cold for boating in many corners of ...

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How to Winterize Your Outboard

How to Winterize Your Outboard

Winterizing is Really Important Correctly preparing your outboard motor for the off-season will help insure that it’s ready to go next spring. In cold climates, freezing weather can cause costly damage to an engine that isn’t winterized properly. Even in ...

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How to Clean your Outboard or Sterndrive engine

How to Clean your Outboard or Sterndrive engine

Washing and cleaning your engine might not be top of mind when it comes to routine maintenance on your boat, but it’s something every boater should understand how to do properly. A clean engine is an engine you can be ...

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How To Trim Your Outboard for Optimal Performance

How To Trim Your Outboard for Optimal Performance

Adjusting an outboard’s trim in or out is one of the most effective ways to improve a boat's overall performance. Trimming the outboard adjusts the boat’s attitude, or the angle of its bow into the water, which can help dial ...

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