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Tips on Cleaning Boat Seats

Most boat seats are upholstered with marine grade vinyl (only camo seats use a different material). Vinyl is a great material. It is durable, scuff resistant, holds its color well, and holds up to water. Despite all the benefits of … Continue reading

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Time to Replace the Propeller

How do you know when it’s time to replace your boat prop? I mean, sometimes it’s obvious, like when you hit a rock and it shreds the propeller blades. However, the gentle scrapes and bumps throughout the boating season leave … Continue reading

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Boat Seat Pedestal Safety

When you are looking at replacement boat seat pedestals you will often see “Class AD” or “Type B” used to describe the seat hardware. What exactly do these classifications mean? Beginning in 1996 the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) … Continue reading

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Boat Seat Quick Disconnect

We all have those times with our boats when we wish it was easier to add and remove the seats. Like when there aren’t quite enough seats for the the kids who came on the fishing trip, or when the … Continue reading

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