Docking Your Boat: A complete guide from General Marine

Docking at a Parallel Dock with a twin Engine Boat From my experience docking boats I would say there are no tips or tricks that will make the job easy. Having a good set of dock whips is essential, however. It is a task with many variables therefore difficult to...

Winter Boat Maintenance

It is ok to leave your boat all winter at your dock except;  if the water freezes. Here are some winter boat maintenance tips. Freezing water in time can crack your hull. Look what happened to the Peary Expedition. Put your boat as they say on the “hard”...

Taking Care of Rope

Taking Care of Rope To ascertain the line you are using on your boat serves you well, you must take good care of it. Keep Rope Clean Dirt, sand, oil and acids will destroy line on your boat, whether it is natural or synthetic rope. To wash your rope, put it in a mesh...

Boat Docking Techniques and Tips

Pleasure boats come in a great variety of shapes and sizes with different power options. Docking a boat can be very tricky under normal conditions even more so when interacting with the weather. Here are some boat docking technique tips. There are many variables to...

Mooring whips

Mooring whips Florida Mooring whips Florida Mooring whips Florida Mooring whips are the practical alternative to marine railways, davits and boat lifts. Fiberglass mooring whips are exceptionally strong, attractive and do not obstruct your waterfront view. Mooring...

How Do Mooring Whips Work?

How Do Mooring Whips Work How Do Mooring Whips Work How Do Mooring Whips Work? Mooring whips are mechanically fastened at one end to the dock while the opposite end is connected to a cleat on the boat via a dock line. When a boat whip is tied to the boat cleat it...