Boating – Winterizing Your Boat

When  BoatUS did an investigation a couple of years ago, they found that, of all the states in the US, it is sailors in balmy California who claimed more on insurance during the winter than any other state, including those states well known to be ‘deep freeze’ states.

While winters may be much colder in the ‘deep-freeze’ states, the bitter temperatures are a fact of life and preparations for winter are taken very seriously. But in the more temperate states, like California, Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia, winter tends to be relatively comfortable in most areas with only an occasional cold spell. This tends to lull yacht owners into a sense of false security.

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