Wild weather is always affecting boating. For people living in the south and the southeast United States, it is a constant problem. In 2021, residents of the Atlantic coasts were treated to the third-most active hurricane season on record. In addition, the damages from this season cost more than $80 billion. Many boat problems arise after a hurricane touches the coast.
Spring is in the air, and for boat owners, in Michigan, that means two things: Dreaming of the upcoming boating season and taking your boat out of storage and de-winterizing it. The amount of work you’ll have to do bringing your boat out of storage will depend directly on how well you winterized it in the Fall. Fear not! If you check over all these things on our Spring dewinterizing checklist, you should be able to spot any issues when bringing your boat out of storage.