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!

an image of a man wiring a t-top

How to Wire a T-Top

How to Wire a T-Top Here’s how to wire a T-Top and free up console…

Yamaha 425-hp XTO

Yamaha 425-hp XTO

Yamaha 425-hp XTO Yamaha’s 425-hp XTO ushers in a new era of power for outboards.…

DIY Gelcoat

DIY Gelcoat

DIY Gelcoat Gelcoat care, protection and minor repair of this finish are essential to your boat’s maintenance.…