Spring Commissioning

The temperatures are warming up, leaves are starting to appear on the trees and spring flowers are blooming in our yards. It’s time to think about this year’s boating season! Spending some time getting your boat ready early in the spring will make sure that you’re ready to have lots of fun on the lake…
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Corona Virus Procedure

Corona Virus (Covid-19) Epidemic. Procedures planned to be used by Larry Simpkins of Sterling Aero Marine Services to minimize contamination while working on customer’s marine craft during the 2020 boating season. Before I travel to the customers property, I will call to obtain the current Corona Virus status in that household such as family self-isolation.…
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While on an extended cruise aboard your vessel, we’ll call her Cherokee, you notice that the engine’s coolant temperature gauge has stopped registering. Being a prudent skipper and knowing that an inoperative engine instrument is an invitation to disaster, you point Cherokee’s bow toward the nearest boatyard to have it repaired. Click to download this…
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Time to Winterize?

Save Time and Money for Next Spring

What a season it has been! As it comes to a close, it’s time to give your boat the tender loving care needed to ensure next season will be just as great. This guide to winterize works for the typical outboard and inboard boats we use in Central Virginia. We recommend you also refer to…
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