Category Archives: Boat Maintenance

How To Paint A Boat

We often get asked how to paint a boat. And that’s a valid question – painting a boat is a lot more complex than it seems. Different boats are made from different materials, including alloy, fibreglass and even timber. Of … Continue reading

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Could your propeller pitch be destroying your boat’s engine?

You’ve loaded the boat for a big day out. As you get out onto the water you open the throttle, but you’re underwhelmed. Your boat just isn’t doing what you think it should do. It could be all about the … Continue reading

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3 Signs Your Boat is Due for a Service

There’s nothing quite like the wind rushing against your face, as the motor kicks in and suddenly you’re off, skipping over the water, leaving a trail of whitewash in your wake. Boating holds a favoured place in the Australian tradition … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Pre-Purchase Boat Inspection

One of the most common reasons for buying a second hand boat is financial savings – but purchasing a boat in bad condition can negate any savings you’ve made. Fortunately, you can avoid this by inspecting the boat carefully before … Continue reading

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What NOT to do to your Marine Engine

The engine is the heart and soul of every smooth operating marine vessel and aside from changing the oil and filtering the fuel, there a lot of things that people do to their engine which could be causing harm without … Continue reading

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How to prepare your boat for wild weather

Cyclones, storm surges and wild summer storms can all wreak havoc along the Queensland coastline – in particularly from November through until April. To avoid the risk of damage to yourself, others and your boat there are many things boaters … Continue reading

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9 Steps to prepare your boat for the summer

Getting your boat ready for the summer is an important part of enjoying your time out on the water this season. Read our checklist of things to remember here. Continue reading

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