How Often Should You Change Lower Unit Oil?

Lower unit oil lubricates your lower unit (also known as a gearbox) and helps prevent wear and tear. However, just like all oil, lower unit oil wears out and needs to be replaced. After consulting with multiple marine engine mechanics and reading manufacturer owner’s manuals, here is how often you should replace your lower unit …

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How To Rent Out Your Boat? (Simple Guide)

“I got out on my boat as much as I wanted this season!”  Unfortunately, these are not words I hear often. Despite our best efforts, life tends to become much busier than we imagined. This also means that one of the first things to be put on the back burner is a ride on your …

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The Best Vehicles for Towing Bass Boats

Imagine…today’s the day you go to pick up your new bass boat. Whether it’s brand new off the lot or you’re buying it used, there’s one thing you know for sure, you want to protect this investment and stay safe in the process.  After confirming that the trailer is solid and up to the task, …

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How To Get Wifi On A Boat (Ultimate Guide)

If you’ve ever taken a trip on a boat for an extended period of time, you know the pain of not having any internet access. In today’s world, the internet is almost a necessity, especially for those who plan on living on their boat or traveling the world. When it comes to connecting a boat …

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How Much Do Boat Motors Cost?

Whether you’re in the market for an upgrade, or just want to know what’s out there. I’ve done the research to make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision when making a purchase as potentially big as this one. This article will focus primarily on outboard motors as they …

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How Long Do Outboard Motors Last?

Outboard motors are becoming more and more popular, and new innovations are starting to make them the most popular boat motor type. However, an important question that needs to be asked is: how long do outboard motors last? Outboard motors last around 1,500 hours and 10-15 years if they are maintained correctly and are not …

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How To Keep Spiders Off Your Boat (And Other Insects)

Imagine…you’re walking down the dock, expecting and hoping for a nice relaxing time on the water with your friends or family. You’ve got a small cooler full of cold beverages, a bag full of snacks and towels, and your best friend has the speaker sending out one hit after another. After settling in, you feel …

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New vs. Used Boat: What Should You Buy?

Just like in the automotive world, the boating world also has a very extensive used market, and deciding between purchasing new or used is always a difficult thing to do. However, in this article, I will go over all of the differences so that you know everything you need to know in order to make …

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Saltwater vs Freshwater Boating (Ultimate Guide)

There are multiple things to consider when deciding to buy or rent a boat. Not all boats are built the same, so before making a decision, an essential question to ask is where and how you plan to use your boat. Do you plan on boating in a freshwater area or a saltwater area? You …

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Are Boats Reliable? (All You Need To Know)

When it comes to experiencing life on the water, there are a few things that come to mind when it comes to your boat. Safety, comfort, and reliability are among the highest priorities when researching this new investment. Making the wrong choice can be costly and result in having an expensive toy that is neither …

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