Maintaining gyro stabilizers keeps your boat on an even keel. At Sea With Seakeeper Tired of losing your lunch in the troughs?Add a gyrostabilizer and stay on an even keel. I wish I had a dollar for every hour I spent as a paid captain looking at the upturned bottoms of my guests—and occasionally crew—doubled […]
The Halon Tragedy Sometimes DIY projects have a way of telling you when to quit. CAPT. BILL PIKE Illustration by Kent Barton Know when to quit for the day, or your boat may get mad at you. First of all, my boat is old, okay? I mean, despite the brand-newness of all the systems I’ve […]
Our goal at Staten Island Yachts Sales is to make your yacht ownership experience as pleasurable as possible; This is why we’ve put together some information to assist you with your yacht maintenance, common questions or issues you may experience and your overall yachting experience: Contact an SI Yachts Service Professional Today: (718) 984-7676
Don’t allow the warm weather to let your guard down: The air temperatures may by downright balmy, but deceptively cold waters increase the risk of hypothermia even on a “t-shirt day.” Be Weather-Wise: Always check local weather conditions before departure; TV and radio forecasts can be a good source of information. If you notice darkening clouds, […]
A traditionally complex subject to explain, successfully achieved in this instance. SeaKeeper’s new range of Gyro’s blow the competition out of the water.
Anchors Away Hold your ground with these anchoring basics. We’ve all seen the routine on any given weekend. A boat pulls into a crowded anchorage, parks in the middle of the pack, and throws the anchor over the bow like a catapult, in one big, knotted ball. Before this mass even reaches the bottom, a […]
“Maintenance Works” – A special communication for the customers of Staten Island Yacht Sales Absolutely! Neglect can lead to breakdown and failures. Preventative maintenance is necessary in order to limit your potential for future huge & expensive problems. If we view each one of the engine’s systems separately we see what areas need preventative maintenance. FUEL […]
By now you have had it with all of this winter weather. We all need a distraction. Well, guess what will be here sooner than you think? The 2012 Boating season! That’s right, the 2012 boating season is just around the corner… and it’s time to book your marina slip and Spring commission your boat! Remember, […]