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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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...
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FCI Watermakers’ Dockside Treatment System

Make dock water potable with FCI Watermakers' Dockside Treatment System. Three different models remove bacteria, viruses and dissolved solids and make up to 3,000 gallons...

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...
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...
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...

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