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This article examines specific sailboat rigging equipment and best practices for maintaining your rigging.
Here we go through the basics of sailboat rigging terminology. Read more to get a solid foundation in understanding the anatomy of a sailboat.
Boat battery terminology can be tough to decipher. Read to learn more about all of the different types of marine batteries and the acronyms used to describe them.
Learn how to select the right battery for your boat based on your needs as well as how to maintain your marine batteries.
Mariner Exchange delves into the in's and out's of boat spring commissioning. Read for best practices regarding dewinterizing your boat to ensure you're ready for the season.
Buying a boat? Should you walk into the closest boat dealership or hire a boat broker? Read to learn more about the difference between the two and about common considerations in the boat buying journey.
Boating requires certain equipment to ensure the safety of everyone on board. Read more to learn about what the requirements are and what safety equipment is needed to ensure your boat is USCG compliant.
Ever wonder where fiberglass comes from? Read about the science behind marine fiberglass and how it's used in today's boat building process.
Learn about common problems that arise with marine fiberglass and gelcoat. Get insights into high level repair techniques as well as when a DIY repair is possible vs. when you need to hire a professional.
Mariner Exchange demystifies the inner workings of marine air conditioning units. Learn about the different types, basic components, and how marine AC actually works.
Learn more about signs of trouble with your marine AC unit and how to prevent damage. In this article, we give you marine air conditioning maintenance and repair tips.
Here are some common steps to remember when winterizing your boat. We describe how to winterize your engine, major systems, and much more. Also, we included more information on boat covers that you ever thought existed.