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First-time boaters and seasoned do-it-yourselfers alike can boost their boating know-how and learn from boating experts. Sessions cover everything from getting started, to service and maintenance, to updating and operating. Plus, pros will be on hand to answer your questions throughout the show.
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Service & Maintenance - What You Need to Know

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Learn basic maintenance and how to prevent problems before they happen to keep your gaspowered outboard running at its best. We will dive into the carburetor and fuel injection systems of both today’s and yesterday’s boats, and look inside a motor cutaway to gain a betterunderstanding of motor mechanics.
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Ethanol - How it Impacts Your Engine

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Wondering what is best for your boat—pure gas, E10 or E15? Is there a difference between marina gas and gas from car pumps? Should you store your boat full or empty? How does ethanol affect marine engines? This session tackles fuel system basics, including the tough subject of ethanol in marine engines.
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Trailering - Hitching, Driving
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Learn what to check on your trailer before you hitch up and head out to the launch wrap. We will cover all of the basic parts and care needed for your trailer. Get answers to these questions and more: Why are there grease zerk fittings on my trailer axles? Or should there be? Are any tires OK for my boat trailer as long as they fit on the rim?
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New Boater Basics

New to boating? We’re’ here to help make sure you know how to choose the right boat for you and your family. Join us to learn what you need to consider as you are boat shopping today. We will also dive into the “rules on the water” similar to the rules of the road.

Find us at the:

Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show - Booths: BSE3
February 16-20, 2022
Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show - Booth: B2
February 16-20, 2022

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