Storing your boat in winter

Image of houseboat on the waterWhen next year’s Indian summer (here’s hoping) gives way to autumn and winter and it’s too cold to spend your weekends messing about on the river, what will you do with your boat? Some will properly winterize their vessel and leave it outside, either in the water or on dry land. Winterizing will not only protect it during the harsh weather, but will avoid costly repairs once spring comes back around.

Many boaters are turning to self storage companies as a solution to protecting their boat against the harsh elements of autumn and winter. With self storage companies, you can rent a storage unit on a month to month lease. It will save you money overall and help protect your boat during the colder seasons. However, it’s not just a case of storing your boat until the following spring or summer. You must consider preparing for winter to ensure its safety.
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