Flotilla 33 offers tips on winter boat storage

It’s November! Most boaters are starting to think about preparing their boats for winter. 

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 33 wants to offer some suggestions on getting the boat ready for winter storage, reported Brian McArdle. Preparing the boat now will help come spring.

Storage prep tips:

• First thing is to have boat and engine manuals close at hand. Reviewing them prior to winterizing the boat will familiarize owners with their recommendations, ensure they do not miss something and get details on specific boat/engine.

• Get that salt water out of the engine. Before storing the boat for a couple of months, make sure to flush out…

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