How to Rename a Boat

How to Rename a Boat

You love the pre-owned boat you recently purchased, but hate the silly name bestowed upon it by the prior owner. Not to worry, it is possible to rename your boat and not fall victim to Neptune’s ire. Before you rename a boat, you must systematically remove or cover all instances of the boat’s old name. It is essential that the old

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2018 Kawasaki, Sea-Doo, Yamaha PWC Prices

2018 Yamaha FX Limited SVHO WaveRunner

For 2018, three-person personal watercraft range in price from $6,599 to $17,999. Here are 42 choices in the Rec-Lite, Recreation, Luxury, and Performance Race categories. The personal watercraft industry has seen a surge in sales as of late, with companies such as Yamaha Watercraft reporting double-digit sales growth in 2017. Manufacturer Model Price Sea-Doo 90HP Spark (base model, no options)

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A Look at the 2018 Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra Series

Thirty years ago, Kawasaki stood on top the personal watercraft industry like Zuess atop of Mount Olympus. Today, the company’s Jet Ski brand has fallen from grace, struggling to compete with the likes of Yamaha and Sea-Doo. For 2018, Kawasaki hopes to improve its standing with its mix of supercharged and normally-aspirated “Ultra” that evoke fun on the water. Kawasaki’s

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Best Electric Fillet Knife for Under $50

The Heavy Duty Electric Fillet Knife from Rapala is our electric knife of choice to fillet fish. With twice the blade speed and three times the power of standard electric fillet knives, this knife makes fast work of walleye, salmon, trout, and other large fish. Dishwasher safe 7-1/2″ reciprocating style blade is included, the right size for almost all filleting

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Prepare Now for the Spring Boating Season

The Spring boating season is less than two months away, and it’s not too early get your boat and gear sorted out before the rush begins. Regardless of the boat you own, following this checklist is an easy way to get ready for the season. BEFORE YOU LAUNCH: Hoses and hose clamps should be inspected and replaced as necessary. Inspect

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How to Rapidly Kill a Boat Battery

There are three ways to shorten the lifespan of your boat battery. Undercharging: Consistently failing to recharge batteries fully leaves them with lead sulfate that hardens on their plates—they become sulfated—and gradually lose their ability to perform. Increased resistance when charging causes falsely elevated voltage readings, essentially fooling the battery charger, leading to further undercharging, in a downward spiral. Beyond

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