Most folks are enjoying the gradual change in seasons right now, taking in the fall colors and enjoying what can be the most satisfying time of year to get out on your boat. Fishing is generally good, sailors revel in fresh autumn breezes and crisp, cool nights are some of the best evenings you can spend at anchor.
Unfortunately, colder temps are on the way, and that means it’s time to start thinking about protecting the systems on your boat. Since your engines represent the most expensive part of your boat, aside from the hull and deck, it’s a good place to start your planning.
This article from BoatUS provides some solid tips and tricks on how to safely store your outboard or inboard engine, especially when it comes to cooling and fuel systems.
You can also get a head start on your boat’s freshwater systems by watching this video.