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Bottom Paint Removal: Part 3 of 3

This installment will be about the application of the final bottom paint. Most hulls that are wet-sailed (always in the water) have some type of ablative or anti-fouling paint, with something in them to help limit marine growth on the hull. Without a paint like these, critters and slime start growing almost immediately once the [...]

2016-10-04T16:17:10+00:00 February 18th, 2016|Categories: Boating, DIY, Letters from Steve, Repairs|Tags: , , , , |

10 Compelling Reasons

To Buy Your Boat From Our Priority is You! Your experience is paramount in the boat buying process so we do everything we can to make it a fun and exciting event. Great Selection! PSM is a dealer for Marlow-Hunter, Catalina Yachts, J-Boats, MJM Yachts, & Hobie Kayaks – in addition to a wide variety [...]

Holiday Closing Schedule

The boats are out and tucked in for the winter and the snow is starting to fall. The holidays are upon us and we're off to spend time with our families! Don't worry, we'll be posting updates when we're off to keep you up to date on the sailing adventures and boat show information of [...]

Ask the Experts: Small Business Saturday

November 28th is Small Business Saturday, a day created specifically for small businesses like us! Get the best deals and talk to the experts about your boating needs and wants.

Freshwater Fishing Rigs

A fishing rig is the way you tie together bait, lures, hook, swivels, leaders, sinkers, bobbers, flashers, dodgers, cheese doodles and anything else you can attach to a piece of fishing line. But just because you can tie a lot of different things to a line, doesn't mean that making a fishing rig has to [...]

2016-10-26T09:16:13+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Categories: Fishing|Tags: , , , , , , , |

National Marina Day

History How did National Marina Day begin? In February of 2001, AMI’s Board of Directors, sensing a need to burnish the marina industry’s already positive image, approved the creation of a national grassroots, public education initiative called National Marina Day. In the summer of 2001, AMI officially proclaimed the second Saturday of August (this has [...]

Do’s And Don’ts Of Marine Electronics

Follow these marine communications guidelines to avoid breaking the law. By Ken Englert  Every activity has its rules, and boating is not exempt. Here are some legal requirements concerning use of marine electronics, some of which might surprise even veteran captains. VHF Radio Law •Communicate only on channels authorized for recreational boating use. See the [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:16+00:00 November 13th, 2014|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How To Block A Boat

Tips to safely block up a boat for storage. By Kevin Falvey Whether you do it yourself or not, it’s essential for you to know the proper way to block up a boat for storage. Placing a boat on blocks can be dangerous to you and damaging to the boat, if done wrong. If you [...]

2016-10-26T09:14:16+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Categories: Boating, DIY, Safety|Tags: , , , , , , |