Used Boat Shopping: Caveat Emptor

Having spent time at the Miami Boat Show this year, I still feel a bit dizzied from the shimmer of polished stainless and the intoxicating smell of fresh … [Read more...]

Anodes for Outboards and Outdrives

Scientists discovered a couple of centuries ago that when you fasten two metals together in seawater, electrons will flow from the more active metal, the … [Read more...]

The Latest in Spark Plug Technology

When I was a kid, I remember my dad cleaning and gapping spark plugs to get a few more hours out of them. Frugality was his answer to a lot of problems, … [Read more...]

Gelcoat Maintenance: Shiny Side Up

When it comes to caring for the finish on your boat, there are essentially five steps to the process and two approaches. The steps are, in order: Wash Clean Polish Protect Maintain The … [Read more...]

Marine Engine Oil: Synthetic or Conventional?

When you’re talking about engines, gas or diesel, inboard or outboard, you can always find someone to argue that your boat or tow vehicle would better … [Read more...]


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