Are you a boat owner and are thinking about storing your boat for the winter? You’ll want to make sure you properly prepare and secure your boat for storage so that when you use it again it is in great shape. Preparing your boat now will save you lots of time later, letting you get back on the water faster! Whether you’ll be storing it in an indoor unit or on a parking lot, you’ll want to follow some tips for storing your boat.
Here’s a list to get you started:
Here are a few more tips for storing your boat. This list will help make sure your boat is protected for next season!
-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
-Attach a proper winter cover
Although our facility does not offer boat storage, we can help you store your other belongings. Stop by today to learn more!