As Memorial Day approaches, every boat owner starts getting ideas to fire up their boat and take it for a ride in the crystal waters of the ocean or nearby lakes. However, after such a long break, every boat & trailer needs a good clean up and some routine maintenance to ensure they look great and work perfectly. The following are some of the things you need to check to ensure your boat and boat trailer are ready for the upcoming boating season. 1. Visual Inspection After some time in storage, your boat is bound to be dirty and untidy. The first thing you...
Whether you are preparing for an upcoming fishing trip with your family or just taking your boat for a spin, it is always important to have your boat trailer parts in check. One of the most important things is your trailer brakes, especially if your boat weighs at least 1,500 pounds.
Back when the manufacturing technology for trailer brakes was not as technologically advanced as they are now, hydraulic brakes were the best option for boat trailers. Today, improved manufacturing of electric brakes makes them suitable for water which makes them another possible option.
We would like to help you get started by weighing in on the pros and cons of each boat trailer brake types out there.
The moment you have been waiting for is finally here. You have your new boat, a perfect calm lake, and the fish are jumping. But now, you have to get the boat in the water, and that means backing it down the ramp.
Here are five basic tips you need to consider when backing up your boat...