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Thursday, September 5, 2019

All good things come to an end. When it is time for that last cruise of the year, most owners already have a solid plan of how to get their boat safely through the winter. Boaters who have just completed their first season, however, regularly ask us at Pantaenius what to look out for in winter storage. The following tips provide a

by: John Bishara, Director, Newport, Rhode Island office, Pantaenius America Ltd.

tags: Insurance, Storage

Monday, November 12, 2018

As the season changes, the unfortunate “haul out for winter” process begins and most sailors just bundle up their sails and stuff them down below until next season. But what should we really be doing with our sails? As a general rule, we recommend that your sails be inspected and serviced once a year. The sooner any

by: Doyle Cleveland

tags: Sailing, Service & Repair, Storage, Winterization

Monday, September 17, 2018

Are you running or starting a small business and need a showroom? An office? A storefront? Are you just running out of storage space in your home for cars, boats, or toys? Would you like to create a workshop for your hobby? And, would you like to access spacious, modern, and beautiful new quarters at your leisure? Then, you’ll

tags: Lake Erie, Real Estate, Storage

Monday, August 6, 2018

Since our inception in 1986, Catawba Mini & Heated Boat Storage has been the premier storage option on Lake Erie, providing quality facilities of various sizes to meet your storage demands for home, business, and auto. In 2016, we celebrated our 30th birthday and, now, as we continue to grow, we have a new reason to celebrate! We

tags: Company Expansions, Lake Erie, Storage

Friday, September 29, 2017

As the season nears an end for many boaters, one of the most important tasks arrives: proper preparation for storage. Proper winter storage should be as important as spring fitting out. The job should not be approached with a quick “get it over with” attitude. Make a checklist to include the following: Proper engine

by: Fred Davis

tags: Boating 101, Storage

Thursday, August 17, 2017

For over 30 years, Catawba Mini & Heated Boat Storage has provided quality facilities of various sizes to meet your storage demands for home, business, or auto. Benefits include 24-hour access, on site management, and secured, well-lighted grounds with 24/7 video surveillance. With over 122,000 square feet of indoor storage space,

tags: Lake Erie, Storage

Monday, August 7, 2017

M.E. Yacht Restoration’s refusal to cut corners, to use second-rate facilities, or to dictate your launch schedule makes boating easy. They live for your launch day each spring, and will work tirelessly all winter to handle any and all services their customers can dream up. What if your boat was stored with someone who

tags: Hauling, Lake Michigan, Service & Repair, Storage

Friday, August 8, 2014

Using shrink wrap to protect any size boat from the elements is essential. But, it's also important to employ the best installation accessories to ensure the vessel remains in top shape while it's covered. After the heavy winter of 2013-14, Dr. Shrink developed the new Super Cap, which is designed to transfer the weight of snow, ice

by: Martin Flory Group

tags: Shrinkwrap, Storage