Parts Manager, Service Adviser
As summer comes to an end, most boat owners are coming up to the annual storage period for their vessel. This is the time when you should be considering a few things. We recommend doing a full service on the engine and drive before the storage period, most people think "spring tune up", but if its done in the winter you won't be on a mile long waiting list when the weather gets nice again. Not to mention your engine and drive won't be sitting with old, possibly caustic fluids for duration of the storage period.
Now you have to find a suitable place to store your boat. Everyone knows that inside storage is best, but it's not always feasible; in which case- Shrink Wrap to the rescue!! Here's what needs to be addressed before shrink wrapping can happen:
Now lets talk about service. Here's some things to consider if you decide to take your boat to a professional service facility. Be considerate of the technician. He or she has devoted their time and in most cases, considerable amounts of money in order to become proficient in what they do-which is service and repair of your engine and drive. Here's how to help: