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How to Fix a Hole in Your Boat

Any boat owner is susceptible to holes and cracks in their boat. Whether it’s from an object floating in the water or a stray rock striking your boat while you’re transporting it on the highway, damage to your boat’s body can significantly affect how well it can support you in the water. For marine enthusiasts […]

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How to Have a Faster Boat

Boating enthusiasts love maximizing the power in their boats. There’s nothing like the feeling of pushing that throttle all the way forward and letting your vessel rip through the water. And even if you don’t have a power or speedboat, there are still a number of ways you can make your boat faster. Optimizing the […]

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Inside the Engines of Formula 1 Power Boat Racing

Do you love the world of Formula 1 Power Boat racing? There’s something about watching these aerodynamic boats as they seemingly fly across the water while still being able to turn on a dime. These boats’ amazing feats of speed and handling on the water aren’t easy to achieve, and for marine and boating enthusiasts, […]

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5 Fulfilling Careers in the Marine Technology Industry

The marine technology career field is an exciting industry. With a degree from a marine mechanic school program, you can apply your passion for boats and other water vessels to far more than just working on engines. At Automotive Training Center, you’ll receive the education and background necessary to understand how watercraft, their engines, and related systems […]

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The Latest In Marine Engine Technology

The world of marine engines is always evolving to produce propulsion methods that exceed expectations. Just like in the automotive world, each year there’s a new innovation in how marine engines are designed and built. If you’re interested in how ships and watercraft operate, read on as we examine the latest in marine engine propulsion […]

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Celebrities Walking On Water: Boats Of The Stars

David Geffen is a major entertainment producer. His “boat” is 435 feet long and 8,000 square feet of space. For $200,000,000, you get your own basketball court, swimming pool, movie theater, and a submarine – all for a $13 million/year maintenance bill. Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, also has a $200 million dollar “floater” with 2 helipads, […]

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The Top 5 Best Boating Gadgets

  Whether you’re a nautical fanatic, on the sea at every opportunity, or a casual boating hobbyist who only goes out a few times a year, the boating equipment you use is extremely important. From waterproof GPS devices to boat-specific ice cream makers, there’s an unlimited number of fun and helpful gadgets available that are […]

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Boat Rust

Boats are a seafarers’ mode of transport, and as such should be treated just like a prized car or truck by properly maintaining it for optimal performance and long life. Unfortunately for boats, rust never sleeps, and only with diligence can a boat be rust free. Fortunately, you don’t need full marine training to attack […]

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Fiberglass Fixes for Boats

Repairing fiberglass isn’t as difficult as it sounds. That hole in the hull is quickly healed as well as any boat repair professional would, with glass fabric, resin, and equal parts skill and care. Fiberglass lay up is nothing more than layers of glass fabric saturated with polyester or epoxy resin, yet most boat owners […]

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