Posts tagged “boat maintenance”

Boat log for new captains

Boat logging for new captains. The most efficient boat log

Boat logging is a must! Did you buy your first boat recently? The pleasure of boating comes with the not so pleasurable chore of logging. We know it´s not the best part of owning a boat, but responsible boat logging is the difference between an amateur boat owner and a great captain. Learn the 101 of keeping a boat log. Boat log. What is it? Also known as a ship´s log, logbook or simply log, this important document is a detailed [...]

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Black Friday. 4 tips to shop like a Captain

At Boatrax we are all about safety. And Black Friday shopping can be mayhem! That’s why we want to make sure you survive the madness AND get the best out of available deals. Read our four tips for safe shopping on Black Friday and check out our suggestion of retailers you should keep your eye on if you are truly passionate about the boating lifestyle. Captain, do you know how to make sure you get the most out of discount rate [...]

Basics of boat maintenance

Avoid Costly Boat Repair! Basics of Boat Maintenance

Basics of Boat Maintenance can get tricky. How much do you know about your boat? You know you’ve got the best motor, but do you know how to take care of it? There’s a lot to do and even more to know when it comes to boat repair and maintenance. Are you aware of all the routine maintenance you should be giving your catamaran, sailboat or kayak? No matter the size of the boat, if you don’t plan boat maintenance [...]

Boat Log Importance - Captain's ease of mind

Captains Beware! The #1 Reason Why You Should Keep Your Boat Log Organized

If you are already a Captain, a boat owner or aspiring to become one, you know there are several reasons why your boat log is the most important legal document you possess. No matter the size of your ship -yacht or catamaran-, you will need a boat log to organize the most important data of your journey. Boat maintenance, fuel supply, wind conditions… There’s a lot to keep track of. So it’s important to keep everything in order. Even in [...]

How To Keep Your Boat Young

Boats are exposed to all kinds of wearing conditions whether they are out on the water or in storage. There are basic tricks to keeping your boat in mint condition, check them out:  SURFACE WEARING: Wax. Applying coats of wax on a seasonal basis will protect it significantly. It’s recommended that boat owners use boat soaps containing carnauba wax after every outing to maintain shine. Avoid certain areas such as the engine's cowl. Many tend to sit on it, or scratch it [...]

Boatrax App

Boatrax Features

Boatrax was created so that boat enthusiasts, both old and aspiring, could share nautical experiences with one another. Take a look at our favorite features, all of which have been carefully designed to enhance your boating adventures. Boat Snapshot: This feature allows you to record the state of your boat. This includes current fuel level, last trip information, and a categorized list of shopping items to be purchased, keeping all pertinent information at top of mind. Trip Log: Get things rolling with [...]

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