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!

The Wood Factor

Keep your varnished wood trim or rails in Bristol fashion. Back in the day, during high school summer vacations, I was a yard snipe at...

The Damaged Wood Factor

Repair cracked varnish with wood damage. Repairing a varnished surface that has been a bit compromised and damaged the wood below requires some extra prep...
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...
Custer Marine

‘Lite it up’ with Custer Products LED Lights

Custer Products Lite It Series Marine LED Lights provides excellent illumination while using very little battery power. Available in floodlight/worklight beam patterns, ranging from...
Torqeedo’s Cruise 10.0

Torqeedo’s Cruise 10.0

Clean, green and quiet Torqeedo’s new Cruise 10.0 is a clean, green and quiet electric outboard that’s simple to operate yet provides great speed, thrust...

READERS' CHOICE

Outboard Cruisers Roundup

Home Sweet Horizon

Ho Ho Holiday Gift Guide

Princess S60