The Wood Factor

Hull-Prop Relationship

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!

Ventilation Basics

The need for fresh air below deck is crucial to a boat’s livability, particularly in the heat of a typical Florida summer or during...

Can’t Upgrade?

Then update your existing audio. Your boat’s stereo is older, it still sounds great, but there is no Bluetooth interface for your smart phone to...
Trailering Tips and Tips for Trailering

Trailering Tips

Use these trailering tips and tow your boat to gain access to new and exciting waterways. Towing a trailerable vessel is daunting to some boating enthusiasts...

Rethinking Boat Fuel

Natural gas (NG) is finally available for boaters looking for a cheaper, cleaner, safe fuel alternative Natural gas (NG) has been used for years in...
Fire Suppression System

Turn Off the Heat

Fire suppression systems designed to put out a blaze before it turns deadly. A boat fire demands quick and decisive action since even the beginnings of...

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