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Mid-Summer Maintenance: Quality Boat Stands Made in the USA

Mid-Summer Maintenance: Quality Boat Stands Made in the USA

Whether you perform the work yourself or hire someone to do it for you, mid-summer maintenance can help keep your motorboat or sailboat performing as it should throughout the season. While no one wants to take their boat out of the water at the height of the summer, preventive maintenance can help to protect your… Continue Reading

DIY Boat Maintenance: Use High Quality TLC Boat Pads & Stands

DIY Boat Maintenance: Use High Quality TLC Boat Pads & Stands

One of the best ways to reduce costs associated with boat ownership is to take on some of the maintenance tasks yourself. Never try to do anything that is outside the scope of your abilities, but don’t be afraid to ask questions, learn, and try new things concerning maintaining your vessel. Whether that includes painting… Continue Reading

Boating Safety Tips: Sailboat Jack Stands, Keel Support & More

Boating Safety Tips: Sailboat Jack Stands, Keel Support & More

Whether you are a new boat owner or just haven’t been boating in many years, it is highly recommended that you take some time to learn about boating safety. Depending on where you live or the places that you visit with your vessel, a boating safety certificate might be required. Some states require them, while… Continue Reading

Boat Stands for Sailboats: Wooden Boat Care and Maintenance

Boat Stands for Sailboats: Wooden Boat Care and Maintenance

There are different methods, products, and tips depending on the type of boat that you own. It is important to check the manufacturer’s recommendations in the owner’s manual whenever possible or consult with a professional if you have any questions. However, certain types of boats will often have similar requirements. Wooden boats should be kept… Continue Reading

TLC Adjustable Trailer Pads: Protect Your Boat When Trailering

TLC Adjustable Trailer Pads: Protect Your Boat When Trailering

There are a couple of situations where first-time boat owners get a little nervous. Launching a boat for the first time can be a challenge, especially at a busy marina. Taking your boat out of the water and worrying whether you are doing it right or not can also be nerve-wracking. Trailering your boat for… Continue Reading

Brownell Quality Products & Components for Personal Watercraft

Brownell Quality Products & Components for Personal Watercraft

Most boat owners know that Brownell is the number one name in boat stands and keel support, but did you know that we make alternate marine dollies and trailer components for small watercraft as well? Our full line of wedge stands for boats, TLC boat pads, and other high-quality products can all be used to… Continue Reading

Bottom Paint for Your Sailboat: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Bottom Paint for Your Sailboat: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Whether you launch your boat in fresh or salt water, bottom paint is designed to discourage all sorts of things from attaching themselves to your vessel. Also known as “antifouling paint,” bottom paint is a coating that will prevent weeds, barnacles, and lots of other aquatic organisms from latching onto the hull of your boat.… Continue Reading

Maximizing the Return on Investment for Brownell Boat Stands

Maximizing the Return on Investment for Brownell Boat Stands

There are many reasons why boat owners and marine professionals choose to use Brownell boat stands. The tripod angle steel stackable stands can stabilize a sailboat or another type of vessel using just a few stands, depending on the shape and length of your hull. These quality boat stands, which include stabilizer stands for balance… Continue Reading