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Boating Terms to Know

Boating Terms to Know

When you’re looking to become a master boater, then you cannot overlook the study of properly getting acquainted with terms for boating that are commonly used in the community. To learn boating terms and become a true master of the seas, Marine Diesel Specialists, certified MAN engine dealers, and providers of top-tier parts and repairs, have created this quick overview of essential words and phrases to know from the boating terminology dictionary! 

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Must-Have Boating Essentials

Must-Have Boating Essentials

As experts in the boating industry, with an emphasis on marine diesel engines, the team members at Marine Diesel Specialists in Fort Lauderdale are no strangers to the task of creating a boat supply list that contains all the necessary boating essentials. It can be difficult to remember what essential boat supplies to keep on board when trying to ensure a safe and fun expedition. If you are new to the world of boating and wish to know what supplies to keep on a boat during a trip on the water, then this guide is for you!  (more…)

A Guide to Hunting and Fishing Boats

A Guide to Hunting and Fishing Boats

Hunting and fishing boats are instruments to some of the best times anyone can have while out on the water, if you are interested in either fishing or hunting, then a boat that is specially made to accommodate your wants would be a perfect fit. But what are some of the first things you will need to understand about fishing and hunting boats before you decide to purchase one? Marine Diesel Specialists, South Florida-based experts in all things related to marine engines, have created a quick guide to these types of boats in hopes that it provides the baseline knowledge necessary for anyone looking to join these boating communities.

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Is Below Deck Real?

Is Below Deck Real?

Below Deck has become one of, if not the, most popular television show that is centered on the nautical world. The series follows a Yacht crew around the world and presents viewers with a look into life aboard luxury yachts as a crew member as opposed to a passenger. But is ‘Below Deck’ scripted? Marine Diesel Specialists, certified MAN engine experts with experience in all things boating, have decided to thoroughly investigate the show and present their findings here! So, is ‘Below Deck’ real or scripted?

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Things to See in South Florida While Boating

Things to See in South Florida While Boating

It is no secret that South Florida boating is one of the best ways to see amazing views, experience lovely weather, and create memories that will last for a lifetime. And if you do not know what things to see in South Florida during a nautical adventure don’t worry, Marine Diesel Specialists, the Fort Lauderdale and Punta Gorda MAN engine experts have created this quick guide of things to see and do in South Florida just for you! This entire state is incredibly beautiful when viewed from the water, but these are just some of our favorite places.

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Yacht vs. Sailboat: The Difference Explained

Yacht vs. Sailboat: The Difference Explained

When it comes to boating, there tends to be a divide between what many consider the two most desirable types of vessels; a sailboat vs. yacht. This debate is perhaps never going to be put to bed, and many times it can become difficult to fully understand the difference between these two categories, especially for anyone who is uninitiated into the world of boating. To make understanding the difference between the two easier, Marine Diesel Specialists, industry professionals for more than 25 years, have created a quick and easy-to-understand overview of the difference between yacht vs. sailboat Vessels. 

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What Are the Best Spots in the Boating World?

What Are the Best Spots in the Boating World?

Boating is a pastime that is not only a fun way to spend a day in the sun but is also a great way to see some of the world’s most beautiful locations. The oceans are vast, and the list of places to visit can grow longer and longer as your time on the water grows. If you are a boater looking for the best spots in the boating world but don’t know where to start, this guide is for you. Marine Diesel Specialists is a team of experts in all things boating who are always ready to provide helpful insight for novices and experts alike.

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What Do the Symbols on a Fire Extinguisher Indicate?

What Do the Symbols on a Fire Extinguisher Indicate?

Wondering what do symbols on a fire extinguisher mean is a classic question posed by many when they’re looking to have their fire safety inspections up to date in their home, workplace, or boat. Marine Diesel Specialists, experts in all things marine diesel repair and supplies, understand that for many people, the symbols can get a bit complicated. For this reason, our team of experts has come together and provided this easy-to-follow guide to help make fire safety learning a breeze! So, what do the symbols on a fire extinguisher indicate? (more…)

When Is Yachting Season?

When Is Yachting Season?

Life on a yacht can seem like a breeze from afar. But if you get caught on a boat in the wrong place out of season, it can spell serious trouble for you and your crew. There’s a particular flow to when yachts are out and about, and it’s important to keep track of when and where you should take your yacht.
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What to Look For in an Online Marine Parts Retailer

What to Look For in an Online Marine Parts Retailer

When you need to buy parts for your boat, knowing where to go can quickly become overwhelming and exhausting. From diesel engine parts to generators and transmissions, it’s important to know exactly what you are buying. 

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What Are the Signs Your Marine Generator is on its Way Out?

What Are the Signs Your Marine Generator is on its Way Out?

Marine generators, fueled by diesel or gasoline, produce electricity to power equipment or appliances on your boat or yacht. Although marine generators are specially designed to be durable and handle severe conditions, issues can occur for various reasons. Without proper maintenance and consistent checkups, marine generators can start to stall. Our marine diesel specialists in South Florida want to help you recognize the signs that your generator is on its way out.

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Boat Maintenance 101

Boat Maintenance 101

Like cars, boats and yachts need regular maintenance to run efficiently. For over 20 years, our Marine Diesel Specialists in Fort Lauderdale and Gulf Coast Diesel Service in Punta Gorda have provided top-quality parts and services. With consistent marine inspections and our boat tips, you can keep your diesel engine running smoothly.

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