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How to Install a New Shower Sump Pump on Your Boat

A step-by-step installation of a shower sump pump replacement project on a boat [FULL VIDEO] Last time I discussed some basic ideas on planning your winter maintenance chores and conducting a walk around inspection of your boat when you first visit her after she has been hauled and blocked. In this article, I will get…

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Time for a Sound System Upgrade on Your Boat

Upgrading your old marine stereo system makes it easier for boaters to play and enjoy music from their smartphones, Bluetooth and other digital devices In the midst of yearly and seasonal boat repairs and upgrades, stereo systems usually get honorable mentions, but they rarely get some real work done on them – the funds are easily depleted,…

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What to Know When Purchasing a Wakeboard Rack

How to chose the best wakeboard storage rack equipment for your boat When you want wakeboard racks for boats, your choices are practically endless. The main purpose of a rack is storage or organization for your equipment, but there are different features of racks depending on your needs and your boat. If you are looking to…

Low Voltage LED Replacement Light Bulbs for Boats Save Energy

Replacing cockpit or cabin lighting with new, low voltage, super bright LED light bulbs is an easy and cost-effective way to save battery power on a boat The latest trend of replacing ordinary halogen or incandescent tungsten light bulbs with energy saving LED lights is also a great solution for boats. When underway or anchored…

How to do a Boat Renaming and Christening Ceremony for New Boat Name

The ritual of a boat christening ceremony ensures that a new boat name is accepted by nautical gods of the sea. Legend says without one, a boat will be unlucky. Since the beginning of time, sailors have believed that there are lucky vessels and unlucky vessels. The unluckiest vessels are those that have changed their boat…

Best Pontoon Boat Accessories for Updating Deck Comfort and Fun

New or used pontoon boats can be easily updated with the latest boat accessories for boat seating, bimini tops, deck carpet, covers, boat tables, and more One of the most affordable boat styles on the market, a pontoon boat offers both comfort and fun for boaters. A variety of after-market upgrades and boat accessories enable…

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Options for Marine Boat Deck Carpet Replacement

Review of best options for new boat deck carpet – from low-cost outdoor marine grade carpet with DIY installation to high quality custom fit snap-in boat carpet Replacing worn boat deck carpet is an inevitable upgrade that most boaters will face in the lifespan of their boat. Boat deck carpet can take a real beating…

Boat Upgrade Projects that Add Value for Comfort and Future Resale

Improve boating comfort and convenience with boat upgrades ideas that also improve the resale value of your boat Maintaining your most valuable recreational asset is important for optimal enjoyment and future resale value. It always amazes me when I see boat owners that neglect their boat’s condition and never make any upgrades to the boat’s…

Blue LED Lights to Upgrade Boat Lighting

Adding low voltage, energy-efficient blue LED lights, LED rope lighting or underwater lights is an easy upgrade on a boat Upgrading our cockpit lighting with blue LED lights was one of the most dramatic –  yet simple – updates we have made to our boat. Not only are LED lights energy-efficient, but they give your boat a definite…

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Boston Whaler Wins NMMA Award

370 Outrage goes beyond fishing with a family-friendly boat that provides entertaining and comfort for boaters Ten marine manufacturers were honored for innovation at the 2010 Miami International Boat Show by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI). full release The 370 Outrage by Boston Whaler stands out because it shows how fishing boat…

SureShade® Automated Sunshade on Boston Whaler at Miami Boat Show

The Boston Whaler 370 Outrage will showcase an automated sunshade – manufactured by SureShade – that seamlessly integrates within the hardtop of the center console. Boston Whaler 370 Outrage with retractable shade top SureShade. For the second year in a row, the SureShade automated tele-frame will be featured at the Miami Boat Show by Boston Whaler…