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xx   BOAT

Fall lay-up checklist for both powerboats and sailboats.
BOAT JOURNAL #75 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 20
Added Info BOAT JOURNAL #78 Apr-May 1991 pg. 7

Winter layup checklist for hull, cabin and engine.
BOATING WORLD #95 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 74

Boat lift basics. Looks at types of lifts, installation, costs, etc.
BOATING WORLD #101 Jun 1994 pg. 77

Off-season tips A-to-Z. How to get your boat, motor and trailer ready for storage.
BOATING WORLD #133 Nov 1997 pg. 71

Tip on using carpet scraps to keep a winter tarp's metal grommets from rubbing against a boat.
BOATING WORLD #135 Jan 1998 pg. 22

Do-it-yourself advice to prepare your outdrive engine for winter layup.
BOATING WORLD #147 Mar 1999 pg. 94

Boat in a bubble. How to install a shrink-wrap cover system on a boat for winter storage.
BOATING WORLD #147 Mar 1999 pg. 99

Sixty-minute winterizing. A quick-and-easy guide to get your engine ready for winter.
BOATING WORLD #153 Nov 1999 pg. 74
Added Info BOATING WORLD #156 Feb 2000 pg. 16

Winterizing tips for engine, hull, interior and canvas.
BOATING WORLD #173 Nov 2001 (v.22) pg. 100

Four basic steps to winterizing your boat.
BOATING WORLD Nov 2002 (v.23#9) pg. 80

Cottage canoe rack. Rack that attaches to a support wall will hold three canoes and collapses out of the way when not in use.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1993 (v.16#9) pg. 36

Multi-use trailer is built from a boat trailer. Includes instructions for building a 4x8 ft. plywood box to bolt on the trailer frame and a storage platform for a boat (when off the trailer).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #213 Nov 1980 (v.30#9) pg. 60

Storage shed for a boat.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Mar 1963 pg. 42

Build a canoe hoist. Store your canoe overhead in your garage with this pully and take-up reel device. Built from angle iron, round and bar stock and miscellaneous hardware. Welding required. Est. cost: $20.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1978 (v.67#8) pg. 35

Tips on preparing your boat for winter storage.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #461 Oct 1966 (v.62) pg. 113

Tips on laying up your boat for the winter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #532 Sep 1972 (v.68) pg. 48

Laying up your outboard motorboat for winter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #640 Sep 1981 (v.77) pg. 53

Double deck boat port features sun deck and built-in boat lift.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1968 (v.129#1) pg. 152

How to make a portable wet-storage system for a boat. Includes a bubbler hooked to an oil-less diaphragm compressor.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1970 (v.134#5) pg. 148

Build a low-cost winter boathouse for your boat with timber frame covered with clear polyethylene sheeting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1971 (v.136#5) pg. 119

Secrets of successful winter layup of your boat. Covers both preparation of boat and trailer for winter storage, and the construction of boat covers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 116

How to prepare your boat for outdoor storage during the winter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1992 (v.169#11) pg. 38

Secrets of successful winter boat storage including plans for a storage cradle which can be jacked up for inserting shim blocks.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1966 (v.189#3) pg. 136

Small boat hoist you can build. Out-of-water storage for boats up to 18-ft. long. Hoist is built of galvanized pipe and uses a boat-trailer winch for lifting.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1967 (v.190#3) pg. 132

Build an easy-loading boat cradle.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1969 (v.194#4) pg. 168

Use ethylene glycol antifreeze to keep wooden boats from shrinking when they are out of the water. Can also be used to keep green wood from cracking as it dries.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #63 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 77

How to remove a 19-ft. sloop from a trailer and support it while working on the bottom using only an automobile jack and two simple supports built from cinder blocks and wood.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #65 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 74

Roller boat ramp has 4x4 rails and peeled fir logs as rollers. Galvanized pipe driven into the ends of the logs serves as axles.
SUNSET Feb 1981 (v.166#2) pg. 104

Building a cheap boat shelter. How to get your boat under cover for winter storage or for repairs. A wooden framework covered with plastic film is described.
WOODENBOAT #48 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 74

Ways and means at Riverside Boat Yard. Photos illustrate several boat storage and boat cover ideas.
WOODENBOAT #48 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 91

Keeping a wooden hull from drying out.
WOODENBOAT #54 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 88

Canvas and other winter coverings. Good protection for boats stored outside.
WOODENBOAT #54 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 92
Added Info WOODENBOAT #57 Mar-Apr 1984 pg. 8

Trailers & cradles, planks & rollers. Basic ways to haul and move your boat.
WOODENBOAT #69 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 86

Legs for boats. Drawings of six cost-effective variations on legs for making boats stay upright, all of which cost less to build than the average yard haulout.
WOODENBOAT #70 May-Jun 1986 pg. 52

Proper poppets. Tips on proper out-of-water boat storage techniques when using hull poppets.
WOODENBOAT #78 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 93

Tip on positioning lift straps to avoid damaging a boat during a haulout.
WOODENBOAT #80 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 87

Three solutions for indoor winter storage of moderate-sized boats. (1) A double-sawn-frame lobster-pot boathouse. (2) Bow-roofed shed. (3) Boat barn.
WOODENBOAT #138 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 74

Sheltering your boat for winter. How to build a framework to support a cover of canvas or plastic when a large boat must be stored outdoors.
WOODENBOAT #145 Nov-Dec 1998 pg. 57
Added Info WOODENBOAT #146 Jan-Feb 1999 pg. 7