Category Archive: Boating Q & A

Mar 28

David Morgan to Deliver Cable Railing DIY Seminar at Strictly Sail Pacific on Thursday April 10 at 1:00 PM.

Plymouth, MA – March 25, 2014 – David Morgan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Atlantis Rail Systems, will be a The seminar will be held at 1 pm on April 10th. The seminar is free for all ticket holders at the show….read more  

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Nov 07

Measuring and Customizing Eye Bolts

Measuring Eye Bolts When ordering standard eye bolts, it's best to record the desired specifications including eye diameter, shank length, thread size and thread length. Use the picture below for eye bolt measurement reference. Customizing Eye Bolts For thread lengths exceeding 18", Suncor Stainless offers custom eye bolts to fit your desired specifications. Custom eye …

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How to install Quick Attach Lifeline Kits from Suncor Stainless

Here is a very informative and detailed video, from Sailrite, on how to install Quick Attach Lifeline Kits made by Suncor Stainless.

 

 

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Sep 28

Winterize your Boat Yourself and Save Hundreds of Dollars

Here's some great links on how to winterize your boat: Winterize your boat yourself and save money How to prepare your boat for Winter Boat Winterizing: 10 Tips to Help Your Boat Make it Through the Winter      

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Aug 29

Things to Know About Anchor Chain

Here is a nice article detailing what you need to know about when purchasing anchor chain. The article covers Strength, Working Load Limit (WLL), Proof Testing, Minimum Break Load (MBL), Chain Grades and many other important factors to consider when researching & purchasing anchor chain. Things to Know About Anchor Chain

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Aug 10

10 Best Places to Live and Boat

According to Boating Magazine, these are the 10 Best Places to Live and Boat: Seattle, Washington Benton County, Arkansas Tampa Bay, Florida Knoxville, Tennessee Fort Lauderdale, Florida Otter Tail County, Minnesota Finger Lakes, New York Austin, Texas Oconee County, South Carolina San Diego, California Click here to read the full article on their website and …

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Aug 06

Tigé Boat Owners Community

Do you own a Tigé and are looking for a good online community with lots of information and a great online Forum for Q&A? Your search is over, check out www.tigeowners.com!

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Jul 25

Good Old Boat – The Sailing Magazine for the Rest of Us!

Just found this great Sailing Website called Good Old Boat. It's a sailing community website with links to online resources for sailors, classified ads, videos, boat reviews, supplier's directory, etc.. They also have information on sponsored regattas and technical articles that focus on maintenance and upgrade issues. Be sure to check them out at: www.goodoldboat.com.   …

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Jun 22

Boating and Fishing Forum

  Boating and Fishing Forum   Found this great resource to discuss all things Boating & Fishing. They have forums relating to boats, engines, marine electronics, trucks & trailers & boating How-To's along with a large classified section.   Check them out at – The Hull Truth (http://www.thehulltruth.com)  

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Jun 08

Why do boat cleats have different bolt patterns?

Question: Why do boat cleats have different bolt patterns? Answer: The bolt pattern on cleats has to do with the size and assumed work load that will be displaced on the cleat. Blue water cleats are heavier duty and have a wider base that allows for stronger mounting.  

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