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!

Thrusters: Thunder from Down Under

Marine thrusters to the rescue Docking is by far the most intimidating part of boating. Ask any boater and they’ll tell you that it’s not...

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...
stainless cleaner

Tides Marine’s Stainless Cleaner

Tides Marine's Super Stainless cleaner offers simple removal of unsightly rust or staining from stainless steel. The simple brush-on, rinse-off method passivates the surface...
Interlux Micron Paint

Interlux Micron Paint

Interlux Micron Paint (WA) offers long-lasting antifouling protection to powerboats and sailboats in all waters. Using an eco-friendly paint technology called Water Activated Matrix, Micron® WA provides an attractive...
Bow Thruster

Bow Thruster Advantages

Adding a unit is easy, and provides confidence and safety when docking in challenging conditions. Single-screw boats can be difficult to dock without aid in...

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