The first and most basic maintenance task is to wash your boat regularly. If you boat in saltwater, which so many of us do in Southwest Florida, you need to rinse your boat thoroughly with fresh water, particularly after every outing to remove salt residue. Salt will not only corrode metal, fasteners and other hardware, and if left too long on your gelcoat, can mar that as well. Use a long-handle, soft-bristle boat brush and some quality soap. Marine boatwash is best and is f
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