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Keelboat DIY Seminar

15th June, 8:00am - 12:00pm

DIY Seminar June 15 8:30-10:30 LNYC Clubhouse


  1. Introduction/Resume
  2. What do we want to accomplish today?
    1. Knowledge of systems
    2. Legal and ethical guidelines
    3. knowing the difference between saving money and safety
  3. Why DIY? 
    1. Doing it yourself saves money
    2. Scheduling a technician is time consuming
    3. Do you know the proper way to DIY?
    4. Are YOU covered (Insurance)
    5. What is your marina policy about repairs? And what is an approved Contractor
    6. Explain Insurance coverages on recreational boats. The time to know is NOW not later
  4. Towing Insurance: A wise choice? YES explain why
    1. SeaTow vs Boat US
  5. Costs of DIY vs Technicians Myths
    1. Tell the story of the man and the hammer
    2. Techs are making millions
    3. Overhead and whats the secrets of owning a shop? 
    4. What does your marina charge me to work there?  (Contractor Charges)
    5. Do I have the proper equipment, parts, and knowledge
  6. Parts: What to know and why to know it
    1. OEM or aftermarket  Define the two Auto parts store or marine parts store?
    2. Parts that MUST be marine rated and why?
    3. Why is a serial number so important? Do you have it written down?
  7. Maintenance Schedules:
    1. What ifs?
    2. Define Maintenance Schedules


Glassic Boatworks Inc.

210 Timberland Loop.

Mooresville, NC 28115




The cost is $5.00 per person attending- Bagels, coffee/Oj will be provided

Register on Clubspot at this link

Last updated 9:33am on 28 May 2024

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