Boat Repairs

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Environmentally Friendly Boat Cleaning Tips

Harsh cleaning chemicals aren't always best. Keep it green next boating season when you're preparing your boat for the water.

How to Paint a Boat Hull

Give your hull a paint job that's sea worthy.

How to Winterize a Boat Motor

Winter is the perfect time to ready your boat for next year.

How to Change a Boat Propeller

You can learn how to change a boat propeller by yourself instead of calling in the professionals. All

Boat Floor Dry Rot

How do you fix dry rot?

How to Install a Boat Trailer Fender

They are designed to protect the tires on your trailer.

Fiberglass Boat Painting Tips

On fiberglass boats, they are sold with a color gel coat instead of actual paint. These coats will fade

Should I Use Marine Plywood to Replace a Dinghy Floor?

There are many reasons to want a more sturdy floor to your dinghy, and one possible way to achieve this

Aluminum vs Fiberglass Boats

Buying a boat can be a big investment.

Advantages of Metal Flooring in Your Boat

Metal flooring is one of the best choices you can make for your boat. Other commonly used materials for

How to Set Up a Tandem Boat Trailer

If you have a large boat, then you will need to have a tandem boat trailer. Tandem trailers have double

How to Make Boat Mooring Covers

Boat mooring covers can be bought ready-made or else you can sew them yourself. The latter option is

Repairing a Fiberglass Boat with Epoxy

No matter how careful you are, it's likely that at some point you will have to make repairs to your fiberglass

Tips for Bow Thruster Maintenance

A bow thruster is something you commonly find on a boat. It is usually found mounted to the bow of a

How to Shrink Wrap a Boat

It's a highly effective method of winter protection.

What Are the Qualities of Good Upholstery Foam?

What is the right foam for your upholstery job?

Boat Deck Repair: How to Refinish a Boat Deck

A deck repair involving the refinishing of a boat deck is a project that can be handled by most any do-it-yourselfer.

How to Keep Dock Ladders Rust Free

Dock ladders are a very important safety feature that will need to be used quite often if you own a boat.

How to Attach a Boat Trailer Brake Line

Attaching a boat trailer brake line is a challenging task but if you have a working knowledge about engines

How to Clean Boat Trailer Wheel Bearings

When a boat trailer wheel seems unstable, it may be time to clean the bearings. This article will show

How to Make a Boat Trailer Wheel Clamp Lock

If you have a trailer wheel lock in your boat trailer, then you may be unsure how to operate it in order

How to Install Boat Trailer Bunk Glides

The boat trailer bunk glides play an important role. Normally, boats get pitting, due to the reaction

How to Repair a Boat Bench Seat

The most common issue with a boat bench seat is the fabric covering the cushions becoming worn due to

How to Repair Torn Boat Cushions

Rather than purchase new, DIY the boat cushion repair.

How to Repair Torn Boat Shrink Wrap

A heavy duty tape can do the job.

How to Refinish a Wooden Boat Deck

It'll see heavy wear and tear over the years.

Boat Hull Cleaning Tips

Boat hulls are sustained to heavy abuse making the boat hull cleaning process difficult. Boats are exposed

What Is a Jon Boat?

A Jon boat is basically a boat that is flat and shallow. It incorporates one or more benches extending

How to Paint an Aluminum Boat

If your aluminum boat has gotten slightly worn-looking or you are just ready for a new look, then it

How to Recarpet a Boat Trailer

A boat trailer helps when you can't dock.

How to Maintain the Underside of Your Houseboat

Maintaining the underside of your houseboat is one of the ongoing chores of being a boat owner.

Install an Automatic Anchor Light

Anchor lights help other mariners see your boat after dark, but they also serve other purposes, such

How to Install a Holding Tank on a Boat

Use the proper support and technique to avoid leaks.

Boat Deck Repair: How to Replace the Deck

A boat deck repair and replacement are one in the same. The best way to repair the deck of your boat

How to Install a Rolling Door on Your Boathouse

Steel rolling doors minimize maintenance costs.

How to Connect Utilities to Your Houseboat

Most houseboats are anchored for the majority of the time.

How to Tie a Boat Winch Rope

Knowing how to tie a boat winch rope will come in handy.

How to Use a Boat Trailer Hitch Extension

A trailer hitch extension helps with launch and retrieval.

How to Build a Wooden Step Ladder for Your Boat

You can build one for yourself!

How to Build a Railing around Your Houseboat

To ensure safety, build a railing.

How to Wire a Boat Trailer Winch

Wiring the winch can be done easily.

Install a Stern Drive Unit

A stern drive unit can be fitted to most boats.

How Do You Fix Boat Stringers?

Boat usage can result in the stringers being worn out.

Installing Electric Winches

Check the line speed first!

What Is the Best Type of Fabric Boat Hull Liner to Use?

This will help you make an informed decision.