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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

Brownell Boat Stand Selector: Which Stand is the Right Type?

Brownell Boat Stand Selector: Which Stand is the Right Type?

If you have never used nested boat stands, keel stands and benches before to store or maintain your boat when it is out of the water, you might not be sure what type of stands you need. Motor boats require different stands than sailboats, but there are many similarities. For most vessels, two stands are… Continue Reading

Boat Lifting Systems & Top Quality Boat Stands for Maintenance

Boat Lifting Systems & Top Quality Boat Stands for Maintenance

Maintaining your vessel is an important part of boat ownership. Making sure that everything is functioning as it should and that there are no leaks, decay, or damage underneath your boat is something that should be done at least once or twice each year. Depending on the size of your boat, this might not be… Continue Reading