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When it comes to enjoying Florida’s beautiful weather, boating is a fantastic and exhilarating option. However, taking care of your boat becomes even more crucial as temperatures rise and humidity spikes. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with some essential tips for keeping your boat in top shape during sultry Floridian weather.


Clean Regularly

With the heat and humidity, stubborn grime like mildew and mold can build up on your boat quickly. Give it a good scrub-down every few weeks using soap and water, especially if you plan on taking it out on the water frequently. Pay special attention to the metal parts, as they can easily corrode when exposed to salty water or moisture.

Check Seals & Hoses

Make sure to inspect all the seals and hoses on your boat for cracks or leaks. The sun’s UV rays can dry out rubber seals over time, making them brittle and prone to breaking. Regular checks are essential, especially during periods of high heat or prolonged wetness.

Check & Change Fluids

Check the oil levels and other fluids like antifreeze and power steering liquid that keep your engine running smoothly. Due to evaporation caused by extreme heat or humidity, you may need to change out certain fluids more frequently. This simple step will help ensure that all systems are running properly and avoid any unexpected hiccups.


Taking care of your boat in the hot and humid Floridian weather can be a bit challenging, but with these tips, you’ll be able to keep it running like a charm even on the hottest days. Regular cleaning, inspecting seals and hoses, and checking and changing fluids are all crucial for maintaining peak performance when boating in Florida’s warm climate.

So, worry less and enjoy stress-free days out on the water in the beautiful sunshine state!

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