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  • When: Saturday February 23rd Time: 9 AM – 11:30 AM Where: Petzold’s Showroom 37 Indian Hill Ave Portland, CT 06480 Gain the inside knowledge you need to stay on top of your boats maintenance. From oil changes to impellers, hear what long time Mechanic, Dan Clark and Service Advisor/Mechanic ,Dominic […]
    When: Saturday February 2nd 9AM-10:30 Where: Petzold’s Marine Center Showroom 37 Indian Hill Ave Portland, CT 06480 To RSVP please email Do you want to learn more about bottom paint? Are you overwhelmed with all the options out there, not sure if you should use water or solvent based bottom paint? […]
    Fiberglass is a popular choice of material in many industries, including in boat construction. Compared to substrates such as wood, fiberglass has a longer lifespan and requires minimal maintenance. However, fiberglass boats do have their own set of problems. Read on to learn more about common issues that affect fiberglass […]
    For boaters who want to get on the water while saving money, pre-owned boats offer excellent value. Not only do they tend to cost less than comparable new boats, but pre-owned boats also continue to save boaters money after the initial purchase. If you’re considering buying a boat, here are […]
    You’ve bought a brand new yacht, and you want to take it on its maiden voyage. What better way to celebrate than to host a boat party? Spend time in the sun and on the water, relaxing with a few friends and some good food.
    Boating safety became a national discussion after two Florida teens, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, disappeared off the Jupiter Inlet in 2015. As of 2018, their families still wonder what really happened during the teens’ supervision-free sea session. Unfortunately, they may never know. This unexplained tragedy highlights the need for boating […]
    Sterndrives – or inboard/outboard drives, as they are also known – represent one of the most common forms of marine propulsion. They can be found on a wide variety of boats, from smaller fishing vessels to full-size yachts. Sterndrives have power systems located inside of the boat and drive units […]
    Boating safety became a national discussion after two Florida teens, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, disappeared off the Jupiter Inlet in 2015. As of 2018, their families still wonder what really happened during the teens’ supervision-free sea session. Unfortunately, they may never know.
    If you’re planning on taking your boat out for an enjoyable deep-sea fishing expedition, you want to make sure you are well prepared for the occasion. This way, you can plan on spending the time enjoying your catches, rather than worrying about running into trouble.
    With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time to finish up your gift shopping list. But what do you give the family member or friend who loves boating? If you’re stumped by this question, take a look at ten items that make thoughtful gifts for the boater […]
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