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Tips for Buying a New Boat

Tips for Buying a New Boat

Maybe you are thinking of upgrading your boat’s interior, or possibly you are thinking of buying a newer and better model of the same sort of vessel you owned before. Whatever your motivation, there are many reasons to consider buying a new boat when you feel the need to. But buying a boat may not be as straightforward as you may think. There are many steps that should be evaluated, namely how to go about purchasing your new boat and what to do after you have acquired your newest vessel.

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When and Why to Have Marine Engine Service

When and Why to Have Marine Engine Service

Boaters are a community of people who do more than enjoy everything the oceans and lakes of the world have to offer. They are also a community that must understand everything there is to know when it comes to keeping their equipment in pristine condition. Boating is best when conducted by a boater who is always prepared to undergo the necessary services and repairs, especially when it comes to routine marine engine service.

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Must Know Information When Buying a New Boat

Must Know Information When Buying a New Boat

Whenever considering the purchase of a new vessel to make their time on the waters more enjoyable, it is natural for boaters to create their “buying a new boat checklist,” a set of steps to follow when purchasing a new vessel. Some things that often get looked over are exactly what the process of buying a new boat includes and how someone can replace the most important part of their new vessel’s machinery – the boat engine – if they must.

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Why and When to Change Oil in Boat Engines

Why and When to Change Oil in Boat Engines

There are many reasons to change oil in boat engines and a general rule of thumb for how often changing oil in a boat should be conducted. Unfortunately, many limited-experience boaters are unfamiliar with the teachings and could find themselves, or their engines, in trouble by not staying on top of their routine boat oil change. Luckily, Marine Diesel Specialists are here to help! Our team of experts has years of experience in providing all sorts of services and products for boat engines and is always happy to give helpful insight whenever it could be helpful.

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Managing Sand in a Boat Engine

Managing Sand in a Boat Engine

Sand in a boat engine is an unfortunately common issue that many boaters face, especially those that spend most of their time on the water in oceans as opposed to canals and lakes. As Florida marine engine repair and servicing experts with years of experience, the team at Marine Diesel Specialists knows about this issue all too well. After all, Florida is an ocean boating hotspot. If you are curious as to what damage you can expect from too much sand in a boat’s engine and want to do all you can to avoid the issue, then our team of professionals is here to help.

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What Type of Gas Do Boats Use?

What Type of Gas Do Boats Use?

Current and soon-to-be boaters alike are likely to learn a lot about marine engines during their journey toward becoming their very own boat captain, especially when it comes to their vessel’s engine. One of the most important pieces of information to become familiar with is what type of gas do boats use and why that specific form of petroleum is so popular in the boating community.

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What Causes Low Oil Pressure in Boats?

What Causes Low Oil Pressure in Boats?

Have you ever been out on the water enjoying an evening of amazing boating and been sidetracked after your boat oil pressure sensor informs you that your marine engine’s oil pressure has gotten too low? If you have, then you may be wondering what causes low oil pressure in marine engines and how often you should be getting the machinery serviced to avoid this problem in the future. Luckily Marine Diesel Specialists, expert providers of MAN engine service and boat engine parts with years of experience in the field, are here to help! Our team has been in the industry for quite some time and is always ready to share helpful insight with our current and future customers.

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Introduction to Green Boating

Introduction to Green Boating

Green boating is a term that has gained more traction in the boating community and industry in the past few years. It aims to create a more environmentally aware boating community through the implementation of both using green boat vessels and the incorporation of more eco-friendly boat materials.

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Do Sailboats Have Motors? If So, Why?

Do Sailboats Have Motors? If So, Why?

For many people, the mere concept of sailboat motors may seem ridiculous. After all, aren’t the sails specifically designed to create the ability for a motorless boat? While technically, yes, the truth behind the practice may be a bit more complicated than you first thought. Marine Diesel Specialists, MAN engine service professionals, have years of experience in the marine industry and are happy to present this quick guide to motorized sailboat practices. So, why do sailboats have motors, and how are they used by boaters?

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How to Become a Boat Captain

How to Become a Boat Captain

Becoming a boat captain is a lifelong dream for many aspiring nautical adventurers, both young and old, but what exactly is the process of becoming a captain? In truth, it may not be as complicated as you once thought!

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Breaking Down Marine Diesel Fuel

Breaking Down Marine Diesel Fuel

Diesel fuel oil is used for a variety of reasons and has been used in many types of vehicles. Marine diesel fuel is a common sight for most boats. But what exactly is marine diesel fuel made of, and how does it compare to other forms of gasoline? Marine Diesel Specialists, Florida marine diesel experts who have years of experience in the industry, have the experience and expertise necessary to answer both these questions with confidence. If you are curious about diesel fuel and wish to learn more about its makeup, use, and other things along the way, this guide is for you. 

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Celebrate the Coast Guard Birthday on August 4th

Celebrate the Coast Guard Birthday on August 4th

If you were wondering when is the Coast Guard birthday, you could wonder no more. Also known as National Coast Guard Day, on August 4th, the nation celebrates the U.S. Coast Guard birthday. This incredible organization began in 1790. A part of the United States Armed Forces, though not a part of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), the Coast Guard falls under the Department of Homeland Security and is an integral agent of the U.S. military.

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