Boat Winterization- Boat Motor Winterization
Serving Vancouver WA and Portland OR
With the many things keeping you busy in your day to day life, you may forget the importance of protecting your boat from the elements this winter. Forgetting to protect your investment, can often times result in substantial damage to your boat, and its motor.
Don’t worry about completing this complicated task and leave the winterization of your boat to professionals. Here at Riverside Marine Services we offer an array of boat services, and specialize in the winterization of outboards, inboards and stern drives.
Boat Winterization Services
Riverside Marine proudly offers comprehensive boat and boat motor winterization services for outboards, inboards and stern drives. We will ensure that your boat has a comfortable and uneventful winter season, and is in top shape for next summer.
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Winterizing Boat Exterior:
- Inspect for stress cracks
- Pressure Washing
- Remove battery and recharge
- Check steering and power trim fluids
- Check propeller/hub
- Touch up nicks and scratches
- Boat Cover
- Prepare for Proper Boat Storage
- Gel Coat Protectant: Remove gel coat stains through polish or compound depending on the condition of your gel coat, then seal the newly repaired gel coat with a superior wax.
Winterizing Boat Motor:
- Spray electrical connections with moisture repellent
- Spray entire engine with anti-corrosion treatment
- Check fuel line and bulb
- Replace water pump impeller
- Lube engine coupler splines
- Change gear lube
- Flush cooling system
- Check plugs, wires, rotor, cap, belts, adjust tension, hoses, fuel screens
- Check shift/throttle cables and settings
- Lube shift/throttle cables and linkages
- Add gas stabilizer
- Drain block, manifold, circulating pump and coolers
- Fill block, manifold and circulating pump with antifreeze
- Change gear lube
- Check gimbal bearing
- Grease U-joints and gimbals
- Change oil and oil filter
Winterizing Boat Interior:
- Clean interior including built ins
- Spray with Vinyl Protector
- Removal of electronics
Riverside Marine technicians are experts in service and maintenance. Contact Riverside Marine Services today to prepare your boat for the long winter!
Boat Winterization Services IN VANCOUVER WA AND PORTLAND OR
Serving Clients in the Greater Vancouver WA Area: