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...
macerator pump

Rartian Engineering’s Macerator Pump

Rartian Engineering's Macerator Pump with Waste Valve makes marine sanitation service quick and easy. This technical innovation, recently awarded a U.S. patent, has a Viton motor shaft...

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...
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...

The Fuel Measure

Fuel conditioners, additives and stabilizers Let’s get a few basic facts down before we open up the fuel fill and dump some mystic conditioning brew...
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