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Fiberglass Boat Maintenance: What You Need to Know

A boat is a great investment, whether it’s meant to be used for business or pure leisure. A well-maintained boat will allow you years of amazing experiences on the water. Although fiberglass boats have a reputation of being “virtually maintenance-free”, just like any other vehicle, it still needs proper care. In comparison to wooden boats,

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Boat Buying 101: 6 Biggest Boat-Buying Mistakes to Avoid

The days of dazzling sunlight are soon approaching, and all you want this year is a boat to take out on the open water. Unfortunately, because a boat is such a substantial purchase, it is vital to think about everything there is to know before writing that heaping check. Besides, boats need frequent maintenance, boat

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A Beginner’s Guide to Boat Painting

You’d be surprised what a fresh layer of paint can do, whether you’re maintaining classic wood, or covering up old or faded coats of paint. Boats lead a pretty rugged life, regardless if they’re used much or not. Maintaining the paint on your boat is an important part of protecting it’s value, defending against weather,

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A Guide to Choosing a Marine Mechanic For Your Boat

Your boat might not be experiencing any mechanical problems right now, but having a good boat mechanic on-call will ensure that your boat is always in proper working condition.  The last thing you want is for your boat to give out on you right before a day out on the water, only to realise that

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Sailing Long Distance? Here Are Things You Should Know

There’s plenty to consider before taking your yacht or sailboat out on to the open ocean, whether for a few weeks or months. During longer trips, your boat takes on a different role – and if you’re used to short trips, you may overlook some of the things that become more important once you’re off

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How Do I Know If My Boat Needs Repair?

Relaxing on your boat on the calm open waters is a great way to spend the day. However, if you are concerned about whether your boat is seaworthy, you are probably hesitant to take it out.  It is every boat owner’s responsibility to keep their vessel in tip top condition and adhering to current boating

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What Should I Look for in a Marina?

No matter how many boats you have owned in your lifetime, or whether you are a seasoned sailor or a novice, there is one thing that you can not do without. You will definitely need somewhere to moor your boat when it is not in use.  However, with so many marinas available and so many

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Sailing for Beginners: Selecting the Right Boat & Learning How to Sail

Many people find sailing to be a pleasant leisure activity. In fact, in the proper environment and circumstances, almost anyone can effortlessly learn to sail a simple boat without much difficulty. However, it is always worth noting that the delight of sailing stems from the feeling of being in charge, and your confidence about being

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Fiberglass vs Aluminum Boat: Which One to Choose?

Fiberglass vs Aluminum Boat: Which One to Choose?

When it comes to rivalries, fiberglass versus aluminum has been raging on in the boating industry for many years. Like any good rivalry, there are points to be made on both sides when it comes to quality, durability, stability, price, performance and aesthetics, just to name a few.  There are various advantages in either aluminum

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How to Clean Your Fiberglass Boat

Between the sun, salt water and other natural elements, keeping your fiberglass boat clean is a major part of boat maintenance, and knowing how to clean it is imperative for any boat owner. Cleaning can extend the lifespan of your boat, help improve the functionality of its features, and maintain a good resale value when

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Boat Detailing: Is It Worth It?

Your boat is an investment. The interior and exterior will require proper cleaning on a regular basis to protect your investment. Just as you wouldn’t drive your car around for years without a wash and polish here and there, you don’t want your boat to be neglected and lose value after a time.  Whether you

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