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!
stainless steel stains, How to Remove Stainless Steel Stains

How to Remove Stainless Steel Stains

When Stainless Steel Stains: Read up on stainless steel before rivers of rust ruin your ride. “All that glitters is not gold” is sage advice for...
Coast Guard Safety Check

U.S. Coast Guard Safety Check

If the U.S. Coast Guard boards your boat, it pays to be calm and ready. The U.S. Coast Guard isn’t to be feared like Big...

Hubbell Marine’s 50 Amp Shore Power Cable Set

Electrical connections are vital for the safety of a boat. Hubbell Marine’s 50 Amp Shore Power Cable Set features a thermoset contact carrier that...
installing a windlass

The Wondrous Windlass

Heavy-duty lifting is this marine powerhouse’s job. Dropping anchor in a beautiful cove is often the goal of cruisers, who seek and set sail for...
he most common misconception about boat lifts is that they are too expensive,

Better Boat Lifts

Do your homework on boat lifts. Raise your boat and your standards. Water can sometimes be the worst place for a boat. When not in use,...

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