Do It Yourself
Posted: April 1, 2015
Boatyard pros share their DIY advice in hopes of sparing you unnecessary pain.
Our facility, Sadler Point Marine Center in Jacksonville, is well known in the North Florida boating community for catering to DIY customers. The fact we allow DIYers to use our facility has given us a front-row seat to the trials and tribulations of many ambitious boat owners.
Posted: March 1, 2015
Prepare for the worst-case scenario ahead of time by installing an automatic fire extinguishing system.
Posted: February 1, 2015
Engine techs will be happy to do it once things have gone too far, but you can avoid that scenario with some regular maintenance.
Posted: January 1, 2015
You know you want one, and you can do it yourself.
Posted: November 1, 2014
One boater doesn’t take his boat’s seating arrangement sitting down.
Posted: September 1, 2014
Create your own pump system for fluid removal.
Posted: July 1, 2014
Replacing the bunks on your trailer is easy, and your boat will thank you for it.
Posted: June 1, 2014
Adding a partial third pontoon takes a twin pontoon boat to another level.
Posted: May 1, 2014
Installing a Bimini top on your boat creates an ultraviolet-ray-free zone when needed.
Posted: April 1, 2014
A three-port valve simplifies the act of flushing your raw water–cooled engine.
Posted: March 1, 2014
A new coat of bottom paint can take care of what lies beneath.
Posted: February 1, 2014
If you need to get your boat off the trailer for some work, here’s one way.
Posted: January 1, 2014
Is it time to replace an unsightly rubrail? Here’s how.
Posted: November 1, 2013
When you finally tag bottom — and you will — you’ll want to know how to install a new lower unit.
Posted: September 1, 2013
When it’s time to replace your boat’s carpet, follow a few simple steps.