Servicing and boat winterisation


Published on: 30 January 2017

Article type: General News

Read our handy guide on preparing your boat for the winter months.

Narrowboat in winterWinterisation is necessary to protect your engine, its controls and the electrics from damp, corrosion and damage from frost of the effects of petrol 'varnish'. For the domestic side of things, it is important to stop the frost from getting nasty smelling, hard-to-remove mould marks from all the soft furnishings and headlining.

British Marine members, boatsandoutboards.co.uk have put together a handy guide about how to prepare your boat for the winter. Read more.

Boat Shows

TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018London Boat Show 10-14 January 2018

Two of the biggest in the UK are the London Boat Show and TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show but there are loads of other regional and specialised shows which are great too.

There is also a complimentary show to the London Boat Show 2018:


Boating & Watersports Holiday Show

Leisure Boating Ideas

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