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Sunday, 3 March 2013

Boat maintenance check list for stress free winter refit.

Boat maintenance tip #1

Get refit list checked and order your antifoul this week in time for getting the boat in the water for Easter
Boat maintenance tip # 2
Check your sails are in good condition and if in need of repair get them to the sail maker this week before the rush for Easter starts
Boat maintenance tip # 3

Remember to book your launch date now as time is running out to get your boat on the date you want to be afloat
Boat Maintenance tip # 4

When the weather is gets better it is time to start getting the boat ready for the new season, so make sure you have all the necessary gear to do the jobs, if not order them now through our mail order service
Boat Maintenance tip # 5

Get your charts send to the chart agents to be checked & corrected if needed, also next liferaft checked and or ordered from hirer for new season
Boat Maintenance tip # 6

Check your standing & running rigging before the start of the season better to be sailing than sitting on the hard all season waiting for a new rig
Boat Maintenance Tip # 7

Do not forget your tender & outboard they need TLC as well if they are to give you good service during the season. So take your outboard to the service agent to get it checked over and give yourself peace of mind
Boat Maintenance Tip # 8

If you have a wooden boat start rubbing down the paint work where it is damaged & put primer on the bare wood
Boat maintenance Tip #9

 Get your ropes & ground Tackle check over to make sure their ready for the new Season & get rid of any damage rope. You do not want to end up on the local RNLI list.
Boat maintenance Tip #10

Above all enjoy your refit period and the friends you find along the way.

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