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So it’s time to sell your boat or trade it in. Few people own just one boat in a lifetime, and we can’t keep them all—it’s all part of the fun. Here are some approaches and tips to trading-in or selling your boat so that you can get your next one.
Marine engines are an integral part of your boat's overall operation. If you're experiencing engine problems, they should be addressed right away. Likewise, if you want your boat to operate at its peak performance all season long, you'll need to perform these basic steps for motor maintenance.
Choosing the right life jacket or PFD (personal floatation device) for your preferred boating activities is one of the first steps in becoming a responsible boater. Follow our guide to learn about the different Coast Guard approved life jackets and how to ensure you have a proper fit.
Large boats equipped with powerful single or twin engines, these craft are ideal for ocean cruising, navigating large rivers or the Great Lakes, as well as entertaining at the dock, and can stay on the water for days.