Systems

Systems
Boat systems are inherently different than that of similar counterpart systems. Heads are certainly not bathrooms, nor are galleys quite the same as kitchens. Southern Boating has articles and resources to keep your heads, galleys and other boat systems in ship-shape.

Cool Running

Keep an eye on your engine’s cooling system. Recently I had both inboard diesel engines of the boat I was delivering dialed in at 2200...
An image of an anchor storage bag from Fortress Marine

Anchor Storage Bag from Fortress Marine

Keeping a second anchor for emergencies or extra hold is a good idea. This is especially if it's protected by an anchor storage bag. Thanks to...
An image of a Pump Out Station. Discharge from your boat, Navigating Discharge Onboard

Pump or Dump? Navigating Discharge Onboard

There are overboard pumpout restrictions.  Most boaters know this. But many don’t think much about what your boat can discharge into the water, be...

Onboard Watermakers

Watermakers take seawater and make it clean. Carrying hundreds of gallons of freshwater aboard your boat on long cruises is a weighty concern, yet having...
Bow Thruster

Bow Thruster Advantages

Adding a unit is easy, and provides confidence and safety when docking in challenging conditions. Single-screw boats can be difficult to dock without aid in...

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