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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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...

MagicEzy Mega Fusion

MagicEzy Mega Fusion makes repairs to plastic or aluminum surfaces on your boat look  brand new. There’s no fiberglass prep work needed with Hairline...
Air Conditioner Maintenance

Air Conditioner Maintenance

Keep it cool: The lowdown on air conditioning maintenance Air conditioning systems are one of those onboard items that rarely get a second thought—until they stop working. Here’s...

Hubbell Marine YQ100PLUS Intelligent Y Adapter

Hubbell Marine’s YQ100PLUS Intelligent Y Adapter allows yacht owners with 100-amp, 125/250 AC electricity the capability to hook up to pedestals with one or...

Green Maintenance Tips

While a certain famous frog (the one with a swine fetish) once opined, “It’s not easy being green,” today’s boat owner has more options...

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