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xx   BOAT

Performance troubleshooting checklist from the Wellcraft boat company.
BOATING WORLD #89 Feb 1993 pg. 89

Simple gelcoat maintenance tips for boats.
BOATING WORLD #98 Mar 1994 pg. 81

Tips on creating a custom boat owner's manual which contains essential documents and maintenance information for easy access.
BOATING WORLD #106 Feb 1995 pg. 96

Tip on using marine charts to make emergency gaskets.
BOATING WORLD #106 Feb 1995 pg. 98

The smart boater's maintenance handbook. The basics on caring for your fiberglass boat, its interior, power plant, and trailer.
BOATING WORLD #114 Dec 1995 pg. 50

The smart boater's basic tool kit to carry aboard your boat on every outing.
BOATING WORLD #114 Dec 1995 pg. 54

Money-saving boat care tips.
BOATING WORLD #115 Jan 1996 pg. 67

Spring boat commissioning tips. Includes an engine checklist.
BOATING WORLD #128 Apr 1997 pg. 114

Maintenance tips for sterndrives.
BOATING WORLD #128 Apr 1997 pg. 119

Tips on proper storage of spare parts for boats so that they will be in working order when needed.
BOATING WORLD #129 May 1997 pg. 91

20 maintenance products (lubricant, wax, sealant, etc.) that every boater needs.
BOATING WORLD #131 Jul 1997 pg. 76

Maintenance tips. (1) Restoring a faded gel coat. (2) Antifouling paint removal. (3) Leaks around deck fittings.
BOATING WORLD #132 Sep 1997 pg. 26

Fix-it-up February. Advice for midwinter boat maintenance.
BOATING WORLD #156 Feb 2000 pg. 34

Get your boat ready for summer with 50 fitting-out (maintenance) tips.
BOATING WORLD #159 May 2000 pg. 98

Fix your own boat. Seven common problems and how to deal with them. (1) Gel coat oxidation. (2) Cleaning teak. (3) Changing oil in the sterndrive lower unit. (4) Troubleshoot battery and starter system. (5) Repair osmotic blistering. (6) Increasing speed. (7) Damping engine compartment noise.
BOATING WORLD #167 Mar 2001 pg. 96

How to assemble an "owners manual" of documents related to your boat.
BOATING WORLD #167 Mar 2001 pg. 102

Mid-season maintenance checkup. Looks at engine, hull, safety, interior, deck, and wood.
BOATING WORLD #171 Jul 2001 (v.22) pg. 64

Seven engine-related maintenance checks for a boat which are often overlooked.
BOATING WORLD Mar 2002 (v.23#3) pg. 99

Save time and money with these 12 pre-launch checks.
BOATING WORLD Apr 2002 (v.23#4) pg. 96

Quick fixes. A list of potential problems afloat, and quick fixes that will solve them until you're able to bet your boat to a repair facility. Ideas for hull leaks, engine problems, and miscellaneous.
BOATING WORLD Jun 2002 (v.23#6) pg. 28
Added Info BOATING WORLD Sep 2002 (v.23#8) pg. 12
Added Info BOATING WORLD Nov 2002 (v.23#9) pg. 19

Tips on returning a boat to service that has been in storage for 3 years.
BOATING WORLD Jul 2002 (v.23#7) pg. 30

Suggested maintenance schedule (daily, monthly, annually) for your boat hull, deck, and interior.
BOATING WORLD Sep 2002 (v.23#8) pg. 80

Tips for making old hulls look new.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #455 Apr 1966 (v.62) pg. 81

Testing your boat's performance.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #479 Apr 1968 (v.64) pg. 66

Short cuts to spring fitting-out of boats.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #492 May 1969 (v.65) pg. 67

General maintenance tips for a boat.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #501 Feb 1970 (v.66) pg. 71

Ten boat maintenance tips for faster performance.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #502 Mar 1970 (v.66) pg. 98

How to be a friend to your boat. Routine maintenance tips for fiberglass boats.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #579 Aug 1976 (v.72) pg. 12

Spring checkup for motorboat and trailer after winter storage. Some tips.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1994 (v.171#4) pg. 59

How to rejuvenate vinyl rub rails with a sharp block plane or scraper.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #49 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 91

Tip: Use dry graphite sticks to lubricate oarlocks, oar leathers, and rudder fittings.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #54 Apr-May 1987 pg. 92

Spring fitting-out checklist for sailors and powerboaters.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #66 Apr-May 1989 pg. 24

A schedule for maintaining your wooden boat. General maintenance guidelines that apply to most wooden boats. Covers springtime outfitting, summer sailing season, fall layup and winter storage.
WOODENBOAT #75 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 30

Deck care. A guide to understanding and maintainance for this most vital part of your boat.
WOODENBOAT #77 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 60

Spring fitting out. Tips from the professionals. Tips include matching up bottom paints, new waterline and boot-top stripe, bottom planking, repairing a cotton sail, etc.
WOODENBOAT #81 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 75

Fitting out. A guide to getting your boat ready for another season.
WOODENBOAT #93 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 36
Added Info WOODENBOAT #95 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 4

Fiberglass versus wood. Boat maintenance myths and realities.
WOODENBOAT #100 May-Jun 1991 pg. 38
Added Info WOODENBOAT #104 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 5

Tip on using a soaker hose to pre-swell a boat planked with dry seams before launching.
WOODENBOAT #120 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 8