Dewinterizing Your Boat:
12 Steps for Your Spring Boat Inspection
Spring is almost here! I know many of you are ready to hit the open waters, but you need to take the time to ready your water vessels.
At the start of the season, the dewinterization steps seem so painful. Since you had to winterize your boat, all you’ve wanted is to be back on the water already. But preparing your boat to get back into action isn’t something you can put off or avoid.
After all, failure to properly dewinterize can cost you time and money. If and when problems arise, you’ll be kicking yourself for not taking the time this spring to prepare. Taking care of your boat the right way in early spring can save you from being stranded out on the water.
Give yourself time to inspect your boat and all its equipment. Make patches. Do repairs. Clean up. Protect your investment. I know you’re eager to get out and play, but don’t neglect your boat. Circle a weekend on the calendar and mark it as “spring boat inspection” right now, and plan to give yourself at least another weekend for any additional spring boat prep work that you may need to get done…
Check out this article for the other steps to take to de-winterize your boat.