All Posts by Jeffrey Bechtold

How Much Does it Cost to De-winterize a Boat?

During the duration of winter, you must have wondered – “how much does it cost to de-winterize a boat?” – especially if you’re a boat owner for the first time. De-winterizing a boat involves a series of processes, some of which you can do yourself (if you have the experience) and others that are better […]

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Boat shoes vs Loafers

There is a large variety of slip-on shoes on the market, with boat shoes and loafers always topping the list whenever such kinds of shoes are mentioned. They’ve been used interchangeably by certain persons, because of their very similar aesthetics, although they each have their significant differences. Boat shoes and loafers are quite different, as […]

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Can Boat Shoes get wet?

Boat shoes are typical shoes worn during summer. You have probably gotten yourself a new pair of boat shoes and gone out to sea, only to stop and think, “are boat shoes waterproof? It is an appropriate question to ask. A lot of individuals have asked similar questions. This article will help you gain knowledge […]

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Why Are Boat Motors So Expensive?

There are many activities in life that you can engage in for fun. You may have tried skydiving, skiing, ice skating, mountain climbing, and so many other fun activities, and you have saved boat riding for last. Purchasing a boat to have an unending feel of a boat cruise seems like a great idea but […]

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Why Are Boats So Expensive?

Buying a boat means spending more money. It’s not as cheap as when purchasing an everyday car. It’s not easy to ignore the fact that boats are expensive -both to buy and to maintain. But why are boats that expensive? Is the cost justifiable? Ever wondered if you’ll be getting the value for your money […]

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How does a boat trim gauge work?

Oftentimes, one may wonder how a boat is able to maintain balance and efficiency while on the sea. The magic is in the boat trim. The trim is a tool manipulated to improve top speed, efficiency, or overall ride in a boat. Two ways exist for adjusting or manipulating this trim. The first is with […]

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How Long Can You Leave A Boat In Saltwater?

A boat can remain on saltwater for 7 days without moving. Although it is difficult to determine the exact length, you can settle for a minimum of 3-4 days. The time frame can differ based on certain factors like the design of the hull, the type of boat and the treatment method. The saltwater condition […]

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Boat Won’t Plane Out

There are many benefits that you would fail to enjoy if your boat cannot get on a plane. Planning would help your boat face lesser resistance on the boat’s bow because you scurry on the top of the water. It also reduces the strain on the engine. However, there are various reasons why your boat […]

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How Long Will A Boat Battery Stay Charged?

Batteries are the life of every piece of equipment and if you love your boat, you should take care of them. Chargers are the second most important thing for your boat. How does it feel to remain stranded in the ocean all by yourself because your boat battery went out? Worst of all, you don’t have […]

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How to Anchor a Boat on a Fishing Spot

For most experienced anglers, being close to a fishing spot isn’t all there is to have a bountiful fishing expenditure; it is more about if you know how to anchor a boat to a fishing spot and doing it right. It requires aligning your boat with the current and remaining at a safe distance from […]

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Do Outboard Motors have Titles?

Some regulations bind the use of outboard motors; while these regulations may differ with states and countries, one of such regulations covers titling your outboard motors. An outboard motor is the internal combustion engine that mounts at the stem of a small boat, and while it may be general knowledge that you need titles for […]

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