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Winterizing Your Boat | 19 Tips From The Professionals

Winterizing your boat - 19 tips from the pros

Your Complete Guide to Prepare Your Boat for Winter

As the days get shorter and the temperatures get lower, many boat owners decide it’s time to call it quits on the summer boating season. Although we’d rather be out on the water all year round, the changes in the seasons often dictate that we spend little, if any, time on our boats during the winter months.

However, just because you’re not planning on doing a lot of boating in the winter doesn’t mean that your duties as a boat owner have come to a close. Rather, getting your boat ready to ride out the cold, wet winter season is perhaps one of the most important annual maintenance projects that a boat owner has to take on as improper storage of your vessel in the winter can lead to long term and even irreversible damage to your investment.

That being said, getting your boat ready for winter can sound like an impossible task, especially if you’re not naturally mechanically minded. Thankfully, we’re here to help. Coming up, we’ve got your ultimate guide to winterizing a boat, complete with information on how much it’ll cost you, and a step-by-step instruction manual to getting the job done. Here we go!

Why do you need to winterize a boat?

Why do i need to winterize my boat