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Boat Trailers: Maintain Your Bearings

When I worked in an auto parts store, every so often a guy who had just bought a used boat would bring in a shop towel filled with pieces of exploded trailer … [Read more...]

Boat Canvas: Increased Value and Comfort

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Buying a used boat has one big advantage over buying a new one: all that expensive equipment a new owner purchases to outfit his boat comes standard on … [Read more...]

Tow Vehicles: How Big is Big Enough?

In addition to spending far too much time looking at used boats on BoatTrader.com, even though I don’t need another, I just as often look at gently used … [Read more...]

The Boat-Tow Truck I Wish Someone Would Build

After towing a 4,200-pound boat trailer with Volkswagen’s fantastic Touareg TDI, I was amazed at the fuel economy. By keeping the cruise engaged at 60 … [Read more...]

Boat Trailer Brakes: Surge vs. Electric-over-Hydraulic

There are plenty of advantages to owning a trailerable boat as opposed to one that you keep in a slip or on a mooring. If you're shopping for such a boat, … [Read more...]

Prop Primer: A Short Course in Propeller Terminology

If you’re new to boating, or you're considering buying a boat that's unfamiliar to you, you’ll need to devote some attention to the matter of propellers … [Read more...]

Bayliner 335 Cruiser: Video Boat Review

The Boats.com boat review team looked at Bayliner's twin engine 33 footer, which is less expensive than other boats in its size range. Reviewer Lenny Rudow … [Read more...]

Bow Riders: Top 10 Considerations Before you Buy

Editor's Note: Thinking about buying a bow rider? Alex Smith explains what makes these boats so appealing for a wide range of uses. The ubiquitous bowrider … [Read more...]

Boat Trailer Chains: The Art of Hooking Up

If you're thinking of buying a trailerable boat, remember that there are two types of people at the launch ramp – those who are prepared and those who … [Read more...]

Propeller Choice: A Lesson in the Basics

The speed bug bites everyone, and it will bite you. Your boat does 48 mph and you want it to top 50 mph, if for no other reason than to be able to brag … [Read more...]


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