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Boat Stand Selector: Year-Round Maintenance for Boat Owners

Boat Stand Selector: Year-Round Maintenance for Boat Owners

The number one goal of any boat owner should be to have all of the spring maintenance done early, so the vessel will be ready to get out on the water as soon as weather permits. The more time you have available once the de-winterizing process is complete, the more time you will have to… Continue Reading

Boat Trailers and Trailer Components: Brownell Boat Stands

Boat Trailers and Trailer Components: Brownell Boat Stands

Just like the options available at Brownell boat stands for sailboat and motorboat stands, keel support, and boat racks, boat trailers come in many different shapes, sizes, and types. There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. While you can’t purchase a boat trailer from Brownell, you can get just about everything else you… Continue Reading

What Are the Best Finishes for Boat Stands Made in the USA?

What Are the Best Finishes for Boat Stands Made in the USA?

Brownell has built a solid reputation for making some of the best quality, independently certified boat stands in the world. Customers can choose from two different finishes, depending on their needs and budget. A hot dip galvanized finish is available on our popular galvanized boat stands; however, our trademark finish is a traditional blue-painted finish… Continue Reading

Brownell Boat Stand System: Summer Boat Care Tips

Brownell Boat Stand System: Summer Boat Care Tips

The number one goal of any boat owner is to reduce the amount of time that the boat is out of the water during the season. You should do everything you can to get all repairs and maintenance work done while the weather still prevents boating. That way, you will be able to be out… Continue Reading

Storage Options: Boat Stands for Sailboats and Motor Boats

Storage Options: Boat Stands for Sailboats and Motor Boats

There are a few different ways to store your boat in the off-season. How you store your boat will depend on a couple of factors: cost, availability of storage, and the type of boat that you own. There is a big debate between wet and dry storage. Some boat owners prefer to keep their boat… Continue Reading

Boat Stands Are For Balancing: Keel Stands Are Where It’s At

Boat Stands Are For Balancing: Keel Stands Are Where It’s At

There is a common misconception when it comes to boat stands. Many people think that boat stands are responsible for holding the weight of the boat, but it is wooden blocks, keel stands and benches that do the “heavy lifting” work. Boat stands, including motorboat stands, sailboat stands, foldable stands, and stackable stands, all work… Continue Reading

American Boat Stands & Boating Safety Courses for New Owners

American Boat Stands & Boating Safety Courses for New Owners

There are a lot of boating safety courses available in the United States, either for new boat owners or even renters. They cover a lot of different types of boats, ranging from sailboats to motorboats, personal watercraft, and even canoes. If you are new to boating – or need a refresher – you should take… Continue Reading

Advantages of Trailer Wedge Stands and Pads for Transporting

Advantages of Trailer Wedge Stands and Pads for Transporting

When it comes time to transport your boat, either from one body of water to another or to put it away in storage when not in use, it pays to have all of the right trailer components and protection pads for boats required to keep your boat safe during transporting. Convenience, durability, and safety are… Continue Reading

Boat Stand Selector: Pontoon Boats for Fun Family Adventures

Boat Stand Selector: Pontoon Boats for Fun Family Adventures

So you have always wanted to get a boat, but aren’t sure what type of vessel to get. One of the best ways to get into boating is to purchase a pontoon boat. Steady, safe, easy to drive and maintain, pontoons are the perfect choice for family fun and entertaining while out on the water.… Continue Reading