What Pressure Should My Tires Be for My Boat Trailor?

What Pressure Should My Tires Be for My Boat Trailor?
When you think about your boat, you probably almost exclusively think of using it on the water. Of course, this makes total sense, but when you own a boat there is more to think about than just sailing. For example, when you need to transport your boat from point A...

How to Choose a Paddle Board

How to Choose a Paddle Board
When you live on the water, sometimes taking your boat out can become a little stale. When this happens, paddle boards offer a fun new way to engage in waterplay on the lake, river, or even the ocean. Paddle boards also offer a great way to exercise and stay fit...

How to Refill a Grease Gun

How to Refill a Grease Gun
If you have a boat, you should also have a grease gun. Grease guns are useful tools that apply lubricant to moving mechanical parts. As boats of all sizes have many mechanical parts that need to stay well lubricated so that they work properly, you can see the importance of...

Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Stored on a Boat?

Where Should Fire Extinguishers Be Stored on a Boat?
When you’re at sea, you want to meet every safety requirement set by the U.S. Coast Guard, your state, and the ones you set based upon your own personal needs. The combination of these should ensure that you, your friends, and your family have a safe time every time you...

How to Clean a Boat Gas Tank

How to Clean a Boat Gas Tank
After many trips on the water, you might find that your boat does not run as smoothly as you remember. The motor might stall or your boat might splutter once it gets started. Of course, this is not how your boat should be running, so you can be sure there...

How To Secure a Life Jacket for Child 4 and Under

How To Secure a Life Jacket for Child 4 and Under
If you are going boating and you have little ones in tow, there is nothing more important than knowing how to secure a life jacket. In the U.S. it is mandatory for children under the age of thirteen to wear a life jacket while out on the water. The younger...

How to Wash a Rain Jacket

How to Wash a Rain Jacket
Have you got a rain jacket you wear while out on the water? Rain jackets are obviously the best way to stay dry and protect yourself from the elements when you’re out on a boating trip, but like all garments they will soon be in need of a good wash....

What is a Class B Fire When Boating?

What is a Class B Fire When Boating?
When boating, the last thing you want to think about is a fire. A day of sun and sea should be the furthest thing from a blaze, but the truth is that fires can happen even when boating. In fact, like all fires, different classifications of fires are as likely...

How Long Should You Wait Between Coats of Paint on Your Boat?

How Long Should You Wait Between Coats of Paint on Your Boat?
After many trips on the water and many years in the sun, your boat is sure to fade over time. Cracks, scratches, and other aesthetic and body issues will befall your boat and it will need a touch up sooner or later. When this happens, you can make one of...