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Planning Your Purchase

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Thanks to Jim Hendricks and Sport Fishing magazine for "25 steps to buying and equipping your ultimate sportfishing boat."

Keep Cool and Keep Bugs Away

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A RYOBI fan that uses an 18 volt rechargeable battery is great to have onboard. ...

Air Circulation

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A small battery powered fan will keep the air circulating in the head area when the door is closed. Be sure to place the fan in an area away from the shower head. ...

Heavy Duty Felt Pads Work Wonders

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Heavy Duty Felt Pads provide protection for your boat and come in a variety of sizes. ...

Additional Storage

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I removed the teak rails on the starboard side and installed shock cord. The racks can now hold numerous items that would not fit before. Submitted by Stanton L. Meltzer, Onwer of a 300 Marlin & 232 Gulfstream...

Prepare for Storage

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A custom storage canvas is a great way to protect your boat and...

Protect Your Head

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You can keep from shattering you head when the going gets rough if you put a peace of foam pipe insulation...

Storing Power Cords

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The Cord Pro XL is terrific for storing/using the power cord for your boat. ...

Trailering Safety

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For added safety while towing your boat, add tie down straps to secure your boat ...

Converting Analog TV to HDTV

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I converted the on-board analog Aquos television to be compatible with HDTV by purchasing...

Companionway Screening

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Attach velcro with self stick glue and 1/4 inch screws every...

Non Skid

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Non skid steps: I added 1" 3M non skid strips to...

Sleep Sack

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Are you tired of trying to arrange your sheets for sleep...

Prevent 'Gutter' Black Streaks

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The Grady Express models that are kept outdoors sometimes get black streaks down the side of the hull mid-ships where the "gutter" from the forward deck ran back and drained overboard. Every time it rains I would get the very hard to remove streaks from the rub rail to the water line ju...