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Boat Storage Tips

Do you own a boat? Are you thinking about storing it for the winter? It’s important to take time and properly prepare your boat for winter storage. Doing things like cleaning the boat and getting it ready for colder temperatures will save you time when you want to use it next season. Whether you’ll be storing it indoors or at a parking lot, you’ll want to follow some boat storage tips to keep your boat protected and ready to use.

Here’s a list to get you started:

Boat Storage Tips

Here are a few more boat storage tips to help you get ready:

-Wipe down boat to remove salt water

-Leave interior doors and lockers open to circulate air

-Open all drains to prevent damage from freezing                            ­

-Remove electronics, food items, and fabrics

-Change your oil filter and oil

-Boats left for extended periods should be stored with a full tank of gas and an appropriate fuel stabilizer

-Plug pipes / openings with bronze wool (prevents rodents)

-Refresh the coolant system

-Spray with fogging oil

-Loosen or remove drive belts

-Disconnect battery

-Attach a proper winter cover

 

Although our facility does not offer boat storage, we can keep your belongings safe in our storage units!

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