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!
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When Your Outboard Goes Under: Dunked Outboard Rescue

How to save your outboard motor from a watery demise. Once in every boat owner’s life, it’s likely to happen. A Titanic tragedy it is...
Which companies have best outboard warranty for your engine?

Best Outboard Warranty

Looking for the best outboard warranty for your boat? Many outboard-powered boat owners stick with the same brand of power when replacing their existing outboards or...
This is an image of a boat that has run aground. Learn how to re-float your boat.

So you’ve run aground, now what?

How to re-float your boat after going aground. Most boaters have heard the saying: “You’ve either already gone aground or will go aground!” If you’re...

Yamaha’s Helm Master: Total Control!

Warning! When the Yamaha Helm Master system is in action, your outboard engines may be positioned at crazy angles that look catawampus, asymmetrical or...

Vinyl Boat Wraps

Vinyl Boat Wraps Protect your boat’s hull in a variety of colors and designs with the use of creative vinyl boat wraps. When a boat hull...

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