Loading Your Boat by Yourself | Brandon Lester

Trailering Your Boat When You’re Alone

Boaters sometimes find themselves alone on the water. Whether it’s due to current health guidelines or simply a preference for solitude, many boaters feel “alone time” on the water is time well spent. But boating alone can also bring challenges. ...

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Best Outboard Battery Care

Quick Tip: Best Battery Care

No matter how awesome your boat and engine might be, they’re not going anywhere if your battery is lifeless. Before your battery goes into storage, take a few minutes to provide care that will ensure it’s ready to go boating ...

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Tips to Dock a Boat the Easy Way - Mercury Marine

Tips to Dock a Boat the Easy Way

When it comes to docking a boat it’s natural for boaters, especially new boaters, to feel a bit of trepidation. After all, you’re about to pull your pride and joy up next to a solid object that could cause scrapes, ...

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Quick Tip: Solo Boat Launching Made Easy

Quick Tip: Solo Boat Launching Made Easy

Even if there’s no one else to catch a dock line or manage the winch for you, you can still safely and easily secure the boat to the dock or shore so you can go park your tow vehicle and ...

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How to Swap Your Prop - Mercury  Marine

How to Swap Your Prop

The propeller is a critical – yet often overlooked – part of virtually every boat you’ll ever encounter. After all, it’s the part of the propulsion system that turns the engine’s rotational motion into thrust, and it is the only ...

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How to Back Up a Boat Trailer - Mercury Marine

Struggle with Backing Up Your Boat Trailer? Want to Help Someone Refine their Trailering Skills? Start Here!

For many boaters, the most intimidating part of boating is something that takes place mostly on dry land: backing the boat trailer down the ramp. The mere thought of taking their turn at a busy public ramp on a sunny ...

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Quick Tip: Hydraulic Release | Mercury Marine

Quick Tip: Hydraulic Release

Hypothetically, let’s say you’re on the water and you’ve tilted your engine partially or all the way up to pass over a shallow spot, or maybe to check your propeller . . . but when you attempt to lower your ...

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Red Snapper Ceviche - Carter Andrews

Cook Your Catch: Red Snapper Ceviche

There is no better joy or satisfaction than creating a masterful meal from your catch. In this edition of Cook Your Catch, we bring you a delectable recipe for Red Snapper Ceviche, thanks to Carter Andrews! As you may know, ...

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Quick Tip: How to Remove Hard Water Spots from Your Boat and Engine

Quick Tip: How to Remove Hard Water Spots from Your Boat & Engine

Hard-water spots on your boat and engine will not make your boat run slower. But they don’t help it either. Hard-water spots are unsightly, annoying and not something you want to see every time you look at your otherwise awesome ...

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Cook Your Catch: Shrimp and Avocado Bruschetta

Cook Your Catch: Shrimp and Avocado Bruschetta

Spread some holiday cheer at your next gathering with this easy-to-make shrimp and avocado bruschetta recipe, courtesy of The Forked Spoon, that’s as enjoyable to look at as it is to eat. Ingredients 8 firm Roma tomatoes - seeded and diced 1/2 lb cooked shrimp 3 green ...

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