Categories for Boat Maintenance

How to Deoxidize Your Boat

February 18, 2022 8:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a boat owner, one important yet often overlooked element of boat maintenance you should prioritize is deoxidation. This is a necessary task to ensure your boat looks its best for its entire lifespan. Boat oxidation is a problem that can affect the fiberglass surfaces of your boat, particularly on the hull. Oxidation is a type of chemical reaction that occurs between metals that contain oxygen and moisture in the water or air. It can create ugly spots on the surface of the boat that can really detract from its appearance—and even your desire to get out on the... View Article

Why You Should Winterize Your Boat

November 3, 2021 11:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re done with your boat for the season, don’t forget about the importance of winterizing your boat. Just like with a car, a boat can easily be damaged by harsh weather conditions. You’ve invested time and money in owning a boat, so don’t let it go to waste. No one wants to show up in the spring to find that their boat isn’t in usable condition. Read on to find out how to winterize your boat. Protect the engine Whether you have a boat with an inboard or outboard engine, you’ll want to take steps to protect it from... View Article

Get Your Boat Checked for Summer!

May 26, 2021 5:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer has just about arrived, and with it comes the summer boating season. Before you spend all your free time at the marina in Lewiston, CA, it’s important to make sure your boat is ready for the new season. Otherwise, your relaxing getaway could quickly turn into a stressful experience. You should always consult your owner’s manual to determine all of the necessary boating maintenance steps you need to take, especially when it comes to your engine. Here’s a quick overview of what most boat owners will need to do to get the season off to a good start. De-winterize... View Article

Prepping Your Boat for Spring

March 4, 2021 12:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You may have spent the winter months avoiding the cold lake water, but spring will be here soon! Spring is one of the best seasons for taking your boat on the water at Trinity Lake. The sun is warm, there’s usually a nice breeze and there are plenty of fish out and about. Spring is also not as blistering as some of those hot summer days, allowing you stay on (or in) the water longer. While you might be jumping at the opportunity to get to the marina in Lewiston, CA and get your boat on the water, it’s important... View Article

What Should a First-Time Boat Owner Know?

January 28, 2021 9:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Owning a boat is a joy, as well as a serious responsibility. Between boat maintenance, learning to operate it, getting the right insurance and other related tasks, there is a steep learning curve. Luckily, once you’ve mastered these basics, you’ll hardly need to give them a second thought. Here’s everything you need to know when you’re about to buy a boat and use a marina in Lewiston, CA: Know the safety rules: Boating, like driving a car or truck, requires special safety rules to protect you and other people on the water. Read as much as you can about your... View Article