While your boat is at the dock, make sure your motor is shielded from the elements with a boat motor cover. An essential in outdoor gear for boat owners, an outboard motor cover helps protect the finish of your motor from the harsh UV rays that can damage your boat's finish and guards against corrosion and other damage. Consider an outboard motor cover made with durable, waterproof materials and mildew protection to help ensure it'll last through the seasons, and look for a drawstring design for a secure fit. Select a motor hood cover in a camo or another pattern to add style to your vessel. Grab a boat motor cover and check out the assortment of skeg guards designed to shield your skeg from damage, as well.
Keeping your boat's motor and other areas covered is a great step, but there are other ways to make sure your boat is in proper working order. Replacing the fuel and oil filters, checking the propellers, changing the oil, winterizing your system before docking long-term and more can help prevent costly repairs later on. Motor flushers are also available to help make it easy to prevent corrosion and build up inside your motor. While fishing for the right motor hood cover for your boat, check out the assortment of boating equipment and boat maintenance tools available that'll help you keep your vessel running smoothly season after season.