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Laying Up

A boat wrapped in Tunfcoat ready for the winter layup

A boat wrapped in Tunfcoat ready for the winter layup

3Si Group adds own brand USCG approved liferafts to its range
The laying up period is an ideal time to check over liferafts, make sure they are serviced and maybe even think about buying a new one. 02 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Aquamare’s new boilers
Aquamare’s developments include a range of boilers from Post Marine Heating, a company with more than 40-years’ experience in building heating systems and the previous owner of Kabola. 02 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Safety features incorporated into Zambezi dehumidifier
Meaco has been involved in dehumidifiers since 1991 and has been awarded two Which? Best Buys plus other Best on Test awards over the years. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Grunt! signs with Norway
It’s as important to clean and protect boats both when they first come out of the water as just before they go in says Chris Gibbons of Grunt! boat cleaner. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
New technologies are evaluated by Mastervolt
Mastervolt is always evaluating new technologies and customer expectations to deliver not only the best value for money, but also performance and reliability. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Natural materials being used for performance and protection
With sailors becoming ever more environmentally conscious, products containing only natural materials instead of synthetics are being developed to provide high performance and lasting protection. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Boats should be cleaned and polished before the winter
When preparing boats for the winter layup, it’s worthwhile cleaning and polishing them as soon as they come out of the water. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Ultramar does what it says on the tin
End users have a better understanding nowadays that if sails and covers are taken care of they will last longer. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Zephyr develops from the window-cleaning world
The Hurricane Zephyr heater is the latest from International Thermal Research (ITR), sold in the UK by Calcutt Boats. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
New service from Allspars
Allspars is using a new service to ensure rig checks are easily explained to their customers. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Simple maintenance is provided by Spinlock
Simple servicing and easy maintenance is something all boat owners want - even if the boat is out of the water for a period of a few months – there is usually limited time to fix any problems that may occur during the season. 01 Aug 2016 - Boating Business
Tufcoat expands in Spain
Tufcoat, originally Boatcoat, has been supplying its own blend of shrink wrap to the marine industry for more than 10 years and is due to open a second Spanish warehouse in time for the autumn season, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Solar panels are a good option
When leaving a boat for the winter layup period, most boat owners will need to ensure their batteries remain charged, which can be quite an ordeal especially if they live a few hours away, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Technical understanding goes a long way
A little technical understanding will enable boat owners to purchase the correct type of dehumidifier, according to Boatsheen director Mark Wibberley. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Sail shape is important
Whether sails are professionally serviced or not often depends on the age of the sails, but regardless of this, owners should always take them off the boat over the winter, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Tell your customers about safety equipment
The removal and servicing of on board safety equipment is often overlooked, however the winter lay-up time is ideal to remedy this and get all safety equipment serviced. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Orders are on the up for Jacobs Yacht Cradles
Jacobs Yacht Cradles has been fabricating cradles for more than 30 years and now has an impressive list of customers, supplying to Associated British Ports, the MOD, Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Nordvegen Marine Norway, Mariana da Rimin, Crenran Marine Scotland to name a few. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Upgraded formula is a success for Grunt!
It’s as important to clean a boat at the end of the season as it is at the start of the season, with the potential for much damage over the winter months with salt attacking the metal fittings in particular, writes Katina Read. 30 Jul 2015 - Boating Business
Sika simplifies its primers
Sika has incorporated new technology into its Multiprimer Marine aimed at simplifying and improving the priming process, says Katina Read. 27 Oct 2014 - Boating Business
Winterisation helps preserve an engine’s life
With the summer boating season coming to an end, boaters need to think about laying up their craft and carrying out essential jobs to ensure - come springtime – nothing will prevent launching taking place, writes Katina Read. 27 Oct 2014 - Boating Business