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Trailer Troubles: Tires

What’s your attitude when you think about boat trailers? Hate? Loathing? Money pit? Nothing but trouble? Trailers are a necessary evil in boating. Either your boat constantly sits on your trailer, or hardly ever, and the trailer languishes out in the sun and weather. It sits on the ground, ignored and neglected until the next…

What’s The Condition Of Your Sterndrive Bellows?

Sterndrives, also called inboard/outboards or outdrives, have been around for some 60 years and have attained a high degree of engineering refinement. Part of their attraction is their inexpensive power sources, namely four-stroke automotive engine blocks. They can provide outstanding performance and service life in fresh or salt water—if they are properly maintained. Critical maintenance…

Boating Accident Death Statistics Show Slight Improvement

Accident And Injury Rate Up Slightly In June, the Coast Guard published Recreational Boating Statistics 2019, the 61st annual report, with statistics on recreational boating accidents and state vessel registration. This publication is a result of the coordinated effort of the Coast Guard and those states and territories that have Federally-approved boat numbering and casualty…