Boat Maintenance & Repair Blog

What Info is Needed to Order Boat Engine Parts?

When you are in need of boat parts to get your repair going on your outboard or sterndrive motor, some basic information is needed beyond a description of the part. Of course having the OEM boat part number is the easiest way to get the exact part you need but often times boaters do not … Read more

How to Stay Out of the Boat Repair Shop

list of OEM boat parts

Here is a simple tip to keep you out on the water and out of the repair shop. Having been in the boating industry for over 35 years, we see thousands of boats each year for repairs. The one thing most repairs have in common is that inferior aftermarket parts have failed. Sometimes not only … Read more

Mercury Outboard Maintenance Tips

So you haven’t kept up on your outboard boat engine maintenance?  Perhaps you were not aware that maintenance is required or you have no idea where you stored the owners manual to dig into the details. If you need some tips for outboard maintenance, you came to the right place.   Regular boat engine maintenance … Read more

Avoid this Deadly Combination

Happy Birthday America! This July 4th thousands will flock to the lake to get their boat out on the water.  Often times many hours of preparation have gone into preparing for a trip to the lake.  Such chores include tuning up your boat and even making boat repairs as necessary.  I have posted some tips … Read more

AVOID THESE COSTLY MISTAKES

Enjoy your day on the lake with trouble free OEM parts

Prevent the tragedy of getting stuck out on the water. Eliminate down time and weeks at the boat repair shop this season. Buy the best boat parts now. You will thank us with many trouble free days out on the water. Properly maintaining your boat engine is important to the life of your motor. An … Read more

BRP Evinrude Johnson Parts on Kibo

BRP filled boat parts orders for Evinrude, Johnson and OMC parts through Kibo for years. You may also know this product from its older name, Shopatron. This spring, the program came to an abrupt halt leaving customers with bad url links and no forwarding information. As a supplier of many parts orders for the Kibo … Read more

MEMORIAL DAY SHIPPING EVENT

We are thankful to our Veterans who have defended this great country throughout the years.  In order to honor those who served our nation, we are offering everyone flat rate $4.95 shipping* orders placed on-line through June 30, 2021.  Use code DISCOUNTSHIPPIN at checkout to see your Memorial Day discounts in your shopping cart. Feel … Read more

Spring Boat Maintenance, What to do

Boy repairing Mercruiser Sterndrive

The temperatures are finally warming up in the Mid-West.  As we just entering the month of May, Memorial Day is right around the corner. Now is the time to think about getting your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance.  So, if you ask yourself,“where do I start?” “What do I do?”this … Read more

BRP BOAT MECHANIC SEARCH

WORK WITH THE BEST, JOIN OUR TEAM Boat Repair Technician/ Mechanic Position Available EXPERIENCED FULL-TIME certified BRP Evinrude (preferred) with Mercury I/O, Mercruiser & Volvo experience helpful. Must have great troubleshooting and problem solving skills and willingness to work in fast paced environment. We offer generous hourly pay plus weekly performance incentives, paid time off, … Read more

Open Saturdays 9 – Noon

It finally happened just like it does every year.  Frigid temperatures from February left us and  spring is in the air.  Like clockwork as soon as it warms up, customers line up to get their boats ready for the season.  To meet this springtime demand, we are now open on Saturdays beginning March 6th.  Come down and see … Read more

Just Added -Mercury Marine OEM Lowers

Introducing our newest product addition – the Mercury Marine V6 Lower Unit. The addition of the Mercury Marine V6 Lowers will meet a big need for boaters. You see, the lower unit of the boat motor is frequently damaged and needs to be replaced. It is susceptible to damage mostly due to hidden objects under … Read more