Boaters, Old Man Winter is almost here. It’s time to winterize your boat before freezing temperatures settle in like a snowy polar bear playing in the Sound.
At Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard we offer to winterize, protect and preserve your investment for all types of outboard, inboard, inboard/outboard and auxiliary engines. We can also service your domestic water systems, which includes filling your engines and water systems with a nontoxic, biodegradable antifreeze.
When we winterize your boat, we will “pickle” your power plant, auxiliaries, dinghy engines and more. This entails spraying the cylinders with fogging oil and adding fuel stabilizer to the fuel system and running it through the engine, says master engine mechanic and boatyard Service Manager Chris Hawke.
Hot water heater bypass kits are available to save on the volume of antifreeze used, and for ease of system restoration come spring.
Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard Will Protect and Winterize Your Boat
Call us at (253) 858-3535
Call, email, or stop by Gig Harbor Marina & Boatyard to receive an estimate for winterizing your boat. Each vessel is as unique as her owner, requiring different levels of service.
We are a certified clean marina and responsible neighbor in the Gig Harbor community. We look forward to working with you!
Psst….Don’t forget to check your shore power cords and connections, too.