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Install a Marine Radar Reflector

A marine radar reflector is used as a way of making small boats stand out on radar systems. Radar works

Floating Boat Dock Pros and Cons

A floating boat dock is one of the best ways to secure your boat while you are not using it. A floating

How to Replace a Boat Exhaust Manifold

It is important for your boat exhaust manifold to be replaced every few years, so that it does not cause

How to Waterproof Canvas Boat Covers

The sun, water and other elements can damage outdoor fabrics, including canvas boat covers. It is important

How to Make a Boat Canopy

A boat canopy provides shade for passengers and the skipper, and also protects from sudden rain. Make

How to Raise the Mast on a Sailboat

Learning how to raise the mast on a sailboat is a challenging procedure. If you are a beginner at sailing,

How to Repair Leaks in a Jon Boat

A Jon boat is a type of aluminum boat. These boats are durable and rarely need maintenance, but sometimes

How to Patch a Fiberglass Canoe

A fiberglass canoe is a narrow boat that is pointed towards the ends and propelled by paddles. This type

How to Install Navigation Lights

There are 2 types of lights which your boat can have, personal lights and navigation lights. Navigation

How to Clean Canvas Boat Covers

Canvas boat covers are very effective tools for protecting your boat from assorted dirt and debris. For

Wood Boat Dock Maintenance

A wood boat dock provides a safe and easily accessible place to park your boat and allows access to the

Build a Homemade Boat Anchor

Keep one around in smaller crafts, or for emergencies.

Restoring a Sailboat

Restoring a sailboat can be loads of fun because it is a hobby that is not terribly expensive. Many of

How to Wire a Boat Battery

A boat battery is a very important part of your boat's electrical system. Most boats have two batteries,

Pickling Boat Engines

Pickling boat engines doesn't mean putting them in a jar of vinegar, it is actually the process used

Install an Outboard Bracket

An outboard bracket for your boat improves the line of thrust, center of effort and floatation. Enlist