DO THIS BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR BOAT OUT THIS SEASON

May is here already and the kids will be out of school before we know it.  Memorial Day is around the corner.  Its time to think about getting your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance.  So, if you find yourself asking, “do I really need to perform boat maintenance?”   or…

The Truth About Replacement Gearcases

I want to address a big problem in our industry that no one is telling you about.  The reason for this article is to clear up confusion when it comes to selecting a replacement gearcase.  You see, not all gear cases are made the same and just because the price tag is lower doesn’t necessarily mean…

Spring Boat Maintenance Tips

The calendar says it’s almost spring yet the 30 degree temps make it seem like a distant dream.  As we just entered the month of April, its time to think about getting your boat out of storage and begin your spring boat maintenance.  So, if you ask yourself, “do I need to perform boat maintenance?”   or…

Why you need Fuel Additives for your Boat Engine

Old, untreated gasoline in your boat motor can impact your engine’s performance. Over time old gasoline turns into sludge which can deposit in your carburetor, injectors and fuel lines. These deposits can harm your engine. Treating your fuel can prevent gunk in your tank and fuel lines and remove any current deposits in your motor. We always recommend…

DIY Boat Winterization Supply Guide

Winterization tips for do-it-yourselfers: This week daytime temperatures are dipping into the 60’s and it finally feels like fall outside.  Enjoy these cooler temperatures by taking your boat out for a quick drive while you can.  Traffic on the lake will be at a minimum; you may have the lake all to yourself.  It may be…

Outboard Engine Care

So you own a Mercury outboard but just haven’t quite kept up on maintenance.  Perhaps you have no idea where you stored the owners manual and are just crossing your fingers that you haven’t forgot any major maintenance items. For anyone who can identify with the above, this article with outboard boat engine care tips…

Boat Maintenance Guidelines

Spring is finally here with high temps in the 70’s all week.  It’s great to be out enjoying the sunshine and what better way to do it than getting your boat out? Before you take your family and friends out on the water for the first time this year, it’s a good idea to make sure…

Trust your Boat Motor Repair to US Boatworks

Choosing a repair shop for your boat motor is a big decision.  Of course you want quality Kansas City boat repair services performed by certified mechanics, but which shop can you trust? History and reputation are both good deciding factors when choosing who to trust with your boat motor. History: US Boatworks has been in…

Kansas City Boat Show

The Kansas City Boat and Sports show just wrapped up this weekend.  Many area families flocked to Bartle Hall to see the latest boat models.  It’s a chance to look and dream about warmer times and fun out on the water.   Plus the convenience of viewing many makes and models in one place makes it…