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!

Shaft Seal Maintenance

Shaft seal maintenance should be part of your boat's regular check-up. Ever since the first prop was connected to the first shaft being turned by...

Volvo Penta Power Punch

Volvo Penta pairs their new D11 diesel engine with IPS950 pod drives for a perfect combination. Green and clean may have a fuddy-duddy reputation to...

DieselFusion Additive

DieselFusion is a fuel additive that utilizes nano-technology to enhance marine fuels and protect vital engine components. DieselFusion dramatically reduces exhaust soot and fumes...

Generator Upgrades

Kohler brings smaller, lighter and eco-compliant to market. In the continuous quest to make marine components more efficient and environmentally friendly, Kohler Power Systems has...

TrailerSense Tongue-Weight

TrailerSense Tongue-Weight Indicator Jack, is a new product from SeaSense. TrailerSense is a new one-of-a-kind device with a built-in scale that instantly informs you...
POWERED BY

READERS' CHOICE

Top 15 Tenders and RIBS

Tiara 34LX

Horizon PC65

Annual Haul Out Guide