Worried about your boat not performing when you need it. Let’s learn about how you can keep your boat in a good shape.
Maintaining the Battery
Most marine batteries don’t require much maintenance, they do need care for terminals and water levels roughly twice every year. Make sure that the terminals are fastened tightly and clean. Also, check the condition of the battery before going to the ramp.
Tyre Pressure, Breaks, and Other Parts
If using the boat after a long time, check the trailer’s tyre pressure before taking it out. Trailer lights, bearings, and breaks require daily maintenance so that they are kept in great running order. Your boat requires extra maintenance if it has not been used in the whole winter season.
Setting the Boat for Fishing, Cruising, and Fun
For the summer season, you can make your boat more interesting. You can add new lighting, seating, or a canopy that gives you shades during those hot days. Equip your boat for family and friends with the latest sound system or check for system upgrades for water skiing or kneeboarding. If you want more fishing features, you can get a GPS, electronic fish finders, echo, or depth sounders suitable as per your budget.
Verify Safety Gears
Before going in the water with your friends and family, check boat radios, distress flares, life jackets, and anchors. Make sure that all the things are in the best situation and are still not expired.
Schedule your Boat Service
Power vessels of a boat are serviced professionally with service kits and quality oils. It is great to get the boat serviced when it is not in use.
If you are buying a new boat, ask the Aluminium Boat Builders Australia for the best maintenance advice.