Suzuki 3509A

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Trailering Don'ts

Trailering Don’ts

Lighten the load and lose the onboard weight for improved boat performance

Lose Onboard Weight

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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Clean Fuel for Happy Cruising

9 out of 10 problems with diesel engines are the result of contaminated fuel. We'll show you how to keep your fuel system in...
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Exhaust System Maintenance

Before the heat of summer sets in, make sure your boat engine’s cooling and exhaust system will stay cool. After a long, cold winter and...
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...

Protect your boat from lightning

Eluding Zeus’ Wrath: Protect your boat from lightning Studies indicate that the odds of your boat being hit by lightning are about 1,000 to 1....

Perko Gas Caps

Perko Gas Caps are a full line of EPA-compliant, replacement sealed caps with built-in vacuum over pressure relief (VOPR) to protect air quality from...

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