Do It Yourself

Don’t Forget to Flush

Don’t Forget to Flush

A three-port valve simplifies the act of flushing your raw water–cooled engine.

There are two rooms on a boat that should always have plumbing for proper flushing the head and the engine room. While not flushing the head is merely inconsiderate, not flushing a raw watercooled engine is irresponsible. Salt or brackish water can cause corrosion damage, and freshwater marine organisms can cause clogs.


A Better Bottom

A Better Bottom

A new coat of bottom paint can take care of what lies beneath.

Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety

If you need to get your boat off the trailer for some work, here’s one way.

Rub(rail)  Your Boat the Right Way

Rub(rail) Your Boat the Right Way

Is it time to replace an unsightly rubrail? Here’s how.

Replacing a Damaged Lower Unit

Replacing a Damaged Lower Unit

When you finally tag bottom — and you will — you’ll want to know how to install a new lower unit.

Carpet Diem

Carpet Diem

When it’s time to replace your boat’s carpet, follow a few simple steps.

Filler Up

Filler Up

Here’s what to do if your boat has more holes than a slice of baby Swiss.

Best Seat in the House

Best Seat in the House

Who says a new seat has to be a new seat?

Boost Your PWC’s Performance

Boost Your PWC’s Performance

Looking to squeeze a few more mph out of your PWC? Aftermarket kits are a good start.

Two Batteries, Two Chances

Two Batteries, Two Chances

Installing a dual-circuit battery switch is well worth the peace of mind it offers when you shut down your engine far from port.

Installing a Winch Stand

Installing a Winch Stand

The winch stand is an often-overlooked component on your trailer, but if it fails you’ll definitely notice it.

Put Yourself  on a Pedestal

Put Yourself on a Pedestal

Installing a pedestal seat is a great way to improve your helm ergonomics.

Rod Holder Installation Made Easy

Rod Holder Installation Made Easy

Whether you need a place for your (fishing gear) butts or your barbecue, a new rod holder is the solution.

Pontoon Refinishing

Pontoon Refinishing

Bring Your Pontoons Back to Life - One boater used Sharkhide to make a neglected pontoon look new again.

Proper Fuel Disposal

Proper Fuel Disposal

When Fuel Goes Bad