Engine & Upkeep

Engine & Upkeep
Keeping up with your engine and general maintenance can feel overwhelming without the right tools. That’s why Southern Boating breaks the upkeep your boat needs into manageable articles. View our information on inboard engines, outboards, electric, systems, generators, hulls, and general maintenance. Check back soon—new Engine and Upkeep posts are added weekly!
Fire Suppression Systems

Best Types of Fire Suppression Systems

Up in Smoke: fixed fire suppression systems Other than “Man overboard!” hearing “Fire!” may be the most frightening sound aboard a vessel, especially one that...
The view from a Barker Boat using the Uflex Paddle Trim system

Uflex Paddle Trim and Barker Boatworks

The Uflex Paddle Trim System is changing the game. Uflex's innovative trim system is similar to paddle shifters in high-end sports cars. Multiple options are available for controlling...
propellers, spare parts, fuel filters, spare parts to keep aboard, the best spare parts to have aboard, extra belts for generator, bilge pumps, caps, spare part must haves

Spare Parts to Keep Aboard

The Spare Essentials: Pack properly for potential problems and keep these spare parts aboard Every boating adventure promises an amalgam of excitement, relaxation, mistakes, and mishaps....
stainless steel stains, How to Remove Stainless Steel Stains

How to Remove Stainless Steel Stains

When Stainless Steel Stains: Read up on stainless steel before rivers of rust ruin your ride. “All that glitters is not gold” is sage advice for...
Install a potable water filtration system this spring

Potable Water Filtration for Your Boat

Tank water—ugh. Taste aside, some water is full of contaminants and is downright unsafe to drink. So, installation and servicing of a potable water...

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