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!
Top Ten Generator Tips

Top Ten Generator Tips

Genset Genius: Keep your generator running strong with these top ten generator tips. Marine generators are beasts of burden, able to toil tirelessly for years with...
The Seakeeper 2 is one of the first stabilizers to reach down to the 20-foot boat market

Stabilizers for Any Size

Whether your boat is small or yacht-sized, adding stabilizers may make seasickness a thing of the past. Waves make boats rock and roll, even in relatively...
what are the best marine surveys for my boat?

Which Marine Survey Do You Need for Your Boat?

At some point, you'll need a marine survey. We break down the most common marine surveys. Most boat owners will require a marine survey at...
deck washdown system

Clean on Demand: Installing a Deck Washdown System

Add a deck washdown system for a squeaky clean boat. As a marine surveyor I’ve often wondered why many boat manufacturers don’t include a deck...
propellers, spare parts, fuel filters, spare parts to keep aboard, the best spare parts to have aboard, extra belts for generator, bilge pumps, caps, spare part must haves

Spare Parts to Keep Aboard

The Spare Essentials: Pack properly for potential problems and keep these spare parts aboard Every boating adventure promises an amalgam of excitement, relaxation, mistakes, and mishaps....
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