How to maintain your bottom paint. Also what are some options if you don't want to use bottom paint at all.
Tips on how to paint a boat: Now that the bottom of your boat is prepped and ready to go, you have to make a decision. Will you apply the paint yourself or will you pay a boatyard to do it?
Removing boat bottom paint is often a difficult process. Here are some tips on how to remove your hard and antifouling paint and important why you should!
The Local Boater Option (LBO) is, according to a release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a part of their “comprehensive effort to improve security at our nation’s borders while enhancing legitimate travel
So what is the best anti-fouling paint for your boat? How do you choose from all those paints that are on the market? We have already seen that type of water, boat usage, and water temperature will have an effect on the type of anti-fouling paint tha
Are you a racer, a cruiser, a weekend warrior or a daily professional? Do you dry sail your boat? All of these factors determine what type of paint you choose.
Explains the impacts of different antifouling boat bottom paints on the environment and what to look out for with Interlux, Sea Hawk and Pettit.
Strategies for transporting your boat after purchase. Is using a delivery crew a good option?
It's a vital step - let a professional survey and sea trial the boat. They will see things that you had no idea you should be concerned about.
The agreement to purchase a boat can be as simple as a handshake deal, or as complicated as a roomful of brokers, attorneys, and bankers can make it
Finding your dream boat is sometimes the easiest part. NEGOTIATING a great deal on that dream boat is always the hardest. Don't get emotional - here are some tips to come out ahead.
Now that you know how much money you can spend to buy your boat, let's go through some of the ways you can find your boat.
A boat has to be taken care of in order to operate properly and retain her eye appeal. The saltwater marine environment is tough on everything, and what the saltwater doesn’t attack, the Caribbean sun does.
Where you are going to keep your boat - and how much it will cost in the Caribbean. Don't forget to consider your plans for Hurricane Season!
The process of obtaining boat insurance does not have to be a daunting one. Break the process into steps, ask questions along the way, and don't be afraid to comparison shop.
All At Sea asks the boat insurance experts... Why does boat insurance cost so much? What can boat owners do to keep their insurance costs down? What are the requirements to qualify for boat insurance?