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Marine

From restoration to renovation, here you will find tips and advice on all things marine.
Our marine posts will have something interesting and inspiring for everyone.

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Boats covered and stored in water

The colder months mean it is that time of year again when boats need to be pulled from the water to be safely stored over Winter. But how and where should you store your boat? There are a variety of ways and places you can do so, each with their pros and cons. Boat storage […]

Yacht on the sea

If you own a yacht, we’re sure you are aware of how much they cost! Maintaining your boat is not only a good idea for safety purposes, but it will also increase the boat’s longevity. There is a wide variety of things you can do to make sure your boat stays in tip-top condition. Some […]

Fishing boat at sea

In the event of something bad happening to your boat you will want to be sure you are safely covered. Boat insurance isn’t actually a legal requirement in most states. However, this doesn’t mean it is not worth having. When investing thousands of dollars into something like a boat, it is generally recommended to insure it. […]

sailor looking out to sea

Do you know your pushpit from your pulpit and your aft from your auxiliary? If you don’t want to be left high and dry, it’s important to know all of the sailing terms before you set sail on the open seas. Sailing jargon, which is packed with technical terms, can seem intimidating at the start. […]

Boat on the sea

Spring is now officially here, so now you can finally get your boat Summer ready! The time has come to de-winterise your boat and get ready to go cruising around the water again. We know this is a task every boat owner wants to get on with, but do you know how to get your […]

Can Isle Marine is one of our top 10 marinas in the US & Canada

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about our next vacation. The problem is, there are so many great marinas in both the US and Canada, so you’re going to be spoilt for choice. If you’re wondering where you should take your boat on your precious time away from work, then look […]

Boat on a lake in the winter

Now really is the time to winter-proof your boat. If you find it all a little daunting and are not sure where to start, then you’re in luck! This post will help assist you in making sure you give your boat all the TLC needed before giving your boat a rest. Check your hull When checking your […]

Marine care range

We have 9 products in our Marine Care range that work together to keep your boat looking its best. Whether you want something to strip away a previous coating, clean and revive your gelcoat, or give your boat a whole new look, Owatrol has the solution for you. So, what products are in the range? […]

Corrosive inhibiting primer

Do you need to protect your hull, keel or ballast from rust and corrosion? Marine CIP (Corrosive Inhibiting Primer) is a rust inhibiting primer which can be over-coated with the paint of your choice. Perfect for using above or below the water line, Marine CIP contains the anti-corrosive properties of Marine Oil. This enables it to stabilise the surface […]

Side view of Narrowboat revived with Marine Polytrol

We have recently received some photos from a happy customer that used Marine Polytrol to revive their narrowboat – did you know that Marine Polytrol can be used on boats too? What is Marine Polytrol? Marine Polytrol is a deep penetrating oil which restores the original color and appearance of dull or tarnished plastics, metals, […]

Transyl oil used on a motorbike

Transyl is a product that has many jobs and it does them all very well. Its versatility makes it a go-to product for many people, as it can assist in many different ways. What exactly is Transyl Oil? Transyl Oil is a lubricating, deep penetrating, self-spreading liquid with exceptional ‘wetting’, spreading and climbing properties. It is able […]

After shot of a boat with Deks Olje D1 and D2

We have recently received another case study from our friends over at Style With A Brush, a professional painting and finishing company specializing in chemical-free, eco-friendly products that far out perform off-the-shelf paints and varnishes. The boat they were working on was from 1981 and they weren’t sure if the teak wood on the topside of […]

Transyl for marine machinery

Boat maintenance is highly important as it can help prevent too many repairs and all too frequent replacements. From time to time, as with anything, even in the household and other industries, parts require lubrication. This is to keep them working efficiently and smoothly. By maintaining parts, you can significantly help to extend their life. […]