Sailor's Wharf

HOSE CLAMP ISSUES

We recently had a customer that had issues with his generator shutting down because of overheating. The generator had less than 200 hrs and should not have had any issues, unless it was related to the raw water strainer being full of weeds or some other type of blockage that would not allow enough raw […]

CUBA, ARE YOU READY TO SAIL THERE?

             JADE at Marina Hemmingway                                     Guard in front of JADE                           Every week now there is new news about CUBA and, like every Florida boater these days,  there is talk about when we can go? I have been to CUBA six times, the last time was in 2003, and it […]

Dredging, Dock Rebuilding and other Maintenance!

The Sailor’s Wharf, Just before Christmas break, removed their floating docks so that Gator Dredging Co. could dredge  along the seawall and get us back our deep water we had back in the 80s and 90s. All the dredge material was the result of storm water runoff from the city streets. It only took Gator […]

WHY BOATS ARE MORE EXPENSIVE, OR ARE THEY?

  Mid November I visited my native country, the Netherlands. My one week visit was to attend the world’s largest marine equipment trade show, the METS. The show is located at the RAI complex and consisted of 13 halls with 1,358 companies from 46 different countries showing a diverse range of marine equipment. A total […]

A WELL MAINTAINED BOAT AND THE PAYBACKS

  Since 1978 the Sailor’s Wharf has been repairing and renovating boats. During those years we have observed the boater who spend as little as possible and those who want their boat to look as “Bristol” as possible. So which way is the right way and most practical. My philosophy is none of us need […]

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