Unfortunately, we do not all have homes right on the water with personal docks where we can leave our boats anchored year-round. So, what is the best way to store your boat when it is not in use?
There are a few overall vital points to remember when planning to store your boat.
There are a couple of boat storage options you should consider, such as:
Some storage facilities allow you to store your boat outside. If you have a large boat, this is going to be the best option.
You might want to seek a covered storage option for some smaller boats so that your boat is not left exposed to the elements while it is in storage. This might even be outside, but the difference is, there will be shelter protecting your boat from any harsh elements.
You can also opt for covered storage that is enclosed for maximum protection from the elements. This serves as a garage for your boat, encompassing it so no outside weather can affect your boat while it is stored.
If you have a large boat with a bathroom on board, make sure you do not leave any water in the lines that could freeze while the boat is in storage in the winter. Draining the water lines before storage will prevent freezing.
Do not leave food and trash in your boat in storage. While you do not necessarily need to clean the inside, make sure you take out all trash to prevent leaving food for vermin to nest in while your boat is in storage.
Reach out and contact us today regarding your boat storage options. Our team is standing by, ready to give you a tour of our storage units or talk to you about pricing.
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