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How to Minimize the Effects of Saltwater on a Pontoon Boat

How to Minimize the Effects of Saltwater on a Pontoon Boat

So you’ve used your pontoon boat on lakes and rivers, but now you want to try your hand at some saltwater fishing and exploring. The best thing to do, like anything else in life, is to be prepared. There are lots of great tools and equipment that you can use to provide care and maintenance… Continue Reading

Brownell Boat Stands: 8 Top Tips for Winterizing Your Vessel

Brownell Boat Stands: 8 Top Tips for Winterizing Your Vessel

There is a lot of information “out there” about winterizing your boat. The reason for this is that it is one of the most important prevention measures that you can do that will add years of life to your boat, depend on which services you want to do and how well you can do them.… Continue Reading

Brownell Boat Stands: Best Safety Gear for Sailing Experience

Brownell Boat Stands: Best Safety Gear for Sailing Experience

Whether you are new to sailing – or just need a refresher – it is important to have not just some safety gear, but the best safety gear to protect you, your passengers, and your boat. There are lots of different types of sailing. Sailing along the coast, sailing in a big, beautiful lake, long-distance… Continue Reading

Brownell Personal Watercraft Dolly for Maintenance & Storage

Brownell Personal Watercraft Dolly for Maintenance & Storage

One of the best tools that you can have to take care of and store your personal watercraft is a Brownell small craft dolly. You can get one locally if you know where to buy boat stands or purchase them online from authorized dealers and sellers. There are many uses for a personal watercraft dolly.… Continue Reading

How to Use Engine Handling Products and Stands for Motorboats

How to Use Engine Handling Products and Stands for Motorboats

When the time comes to take care of your motorboat, the equipment that you use matters. You wouldn’t just use any piece of wood, old ladders, or bricks to prop up the hull of your boat over a long winter; you would use top quality boat stands designed and strategically placed to provide the best… Continue Reading

Stackable Boat Stands: Mid-Season Care Tips for Your Vessel

Stackable Boat Stands: Mid-Season Care Tips for Your Vessel

You might be wondering, is there anything you can do to care for your boat in the middle of the summer season that would reduce the amount of end-of-year work that needs to be done? Well, depending on where you are located and the amount of boating you actually do, you could reduce end-of-year work,… Continue Reading

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