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Cleaner and Greener Spring Prep

Cleaner and Greener Spring Prep

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

. In winter, you try to keep the elements out of your boat. In spring, you want to keep toxins out of our waterways. If you’re a DIY boater, be mindful that spring prep may unleash harmful substances into waterways directly via leaching bottoms, parking lot overflow, and storm drains, and indirectly via landfills. There […]

Be a Cleaner, Greener Boater

Be a Cleaner, Greener Boater

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Just as your goal was to keep the elements out of your boat during the winter, keep that mindset in spring. Whether you’re a DIY kind of boater or one who’d rather engage the services of pros, it’s important to note that every aspect of spring prep affects the environment. It’s up to every […]

Green is the Color of Spring

Green is the Color of Spring

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. No matter what color your boat is, make it green as you prep it while protecting our waterways. Mike Acebo, General Manager of Brewer Yacht Yard at Greenport and Brewer Stirling Harbor Marina says, “Everything we drop on the ground or spill has the potential to end up in the harbor. We are all […]

Don’t Dirty the Waters When You Clean Your Boat

Don’t Dirty the Waters When You Clean Your Boat

April 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

While you’re raring to prep your boat and get going, our waterways really need you to green up as you clean up. Gone are the days of choosing efficiency over the environment. This spring, you’ll sacrifice nothing but a little time spent selecting the most environmentally-friendly products available. As you search for reduced enviro-impact products, […]

Green Up & Clean Up Your Boat!

Green Up & Clean Up Your Boat!

April 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Prepping your boat this spring can be less costly to the environment than ever before. New eco-friendly ideas and products have entered the market, joining those we should more heartily embrace to keep the Earth cleaner. We’ve compiled a reference guide for ways to shed winter’s dust and dirt (and shrink wrap) while protecting our environment and ourselves.

Eco-Friendly Boat Prep

Eco-Friendly Boat Prep

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s never too early to start thinking about getting our boats ready for the season, and it’s never too late to take steps to protect our environment. To help, we’ve compiled a reference guide for environmentally friendly ways to shed winter’s dust, grime, and shrink wrap.