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Access to the Electrical Outlet

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Our berth foam mattress makes it difficult to access the electrical outlet in the cabin so I plugged in...

Drain Holes Collectors

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To prevent items falling into the drain holes, located in the deck of the cabin, I ordered from the catalog, Home Trends, an item called "Hair Collectors". It is easy to cut the plastic disks to f...

Water Storage

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At an RV show--we picked up a folding five gallon water jug--which collapses as you use the water great for storage. Submitted by: ...

Anchor Windlass Usage

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    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Your anchor windlass is well designed to pay out and retrieve anchor rode (line) and chain. But it is NOT designed to...

Fuel System Tank Filling: Proper fueling helps ensure safety and efficiency

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Thanks to the innovative SeaV2 hull design, Grady-Whites are naturally fuel efficient, so you get more bang for your buck at the pump. When it’s time to refuel, be sure you’re using the proper technique as shown in this video. ...

Boating Etiquette: Keep It Clean

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Pollution ruins the water for everybody. It kills fish and wildlife, detracts from the beauty of the landscape, and contaminates waterw...

Florida Resorts and Marinas

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Here are some places to consider for your boating pleasure. ...

Windshield Washer Operation

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    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
Good visibility is crucial to a safe and fun boating experience, so make sure you’re familiar with the operation of your Grady’s windshield washer by watching this short washer demonstration video: ...

Seacock Operation: Learn how to use these important components

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The saltwater washdown found aboard many Grady-Whites makes short work of boat cleanups when you’re out on the water. Eric Sorensen explains how to operate the washdown in this short video: ...

Navigating Shallow Water by Pete McDonald

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    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
No one wants to run aground unexpectedly. Pete McDonald suggests nine tactics in a SportFishing magazine online article that use your sen...

Dehumidifier

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For the past three years, we have been using the West Marine air dryer with fan for a dehumidifier in our cabin. The result has been a complete mold reduction. It is easy to use, just plug it in. No water drainage to deal w...

Bird Watching

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My dad always taught me to read the color of the water to judge depth, but one other trick he showed me was to watch for groups of birds on the water. They usually swim and fish where there are mounds or shallow spots. If you spot a group of birds swimmi...

Boating Etiquette: Wake Crossing

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    • Boat Handling & Seamanship
On crowded, choppy water, especially on large lakes and coastal waters, wakes can be challenging. It's important to know the best way to cross a wake. Here are some good wake-crossing tips: If traffic allows, turn your direction to be almost parallel to the wake ...

How's My Waterway

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Find out information about the conditions of your local waterways by visiting the US Environmental Protection Agency's new app and website How's My Waterway http://watersgeo...

Storage Is Always At A Premium

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At the end of a cruise or fishing trip, I drain and rinse my live-well, then I place my cans of water, pop, etc. in the well before it is put into a dry dock at the Marina. ...

Thermofoil (Wood-Grain Accents) Care and Cleaning Guide

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Regular Care and Cleaning (normal maintenance) Always use mild dish soap and a cotton cloth or non-abrasive sponge for cleaning purposes. A 50/50 mixture of water and Simple Green is acceptable too. ...