Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

  • How Are Hard and Ablative Bottom Paints Different and Which is Right For Your Boat?

    You may have heard of bottom paint, or antifouling paint, before. It’s a coating that helps discourage weeds, barnacles, and all kinds of other aquatic organisms from attaching to your boat. Many bottom paints include a biocide for this very… Read More

  • Airmar Warranty Extension

    Did you know that Tidewater can help you maximize your warranty on new transducers? By choosing an Airmar Certified Installer such as Tidewater Yacht Service, your warranty is automatically extended from 2 to 3 years for qualifying transducers! If your… Read More

  • Pulling Props with Propsmith

    Removing a set of 42″ props to be sent off for reconditioning. Our skilled technicians and tools make this job almost effortless!

  • Two Fantoms

    Two boats sitting side by side, each just received a new Garmin Marine Fantom 18 radar installed by Tidewater Yacht… Posted by Tidewater Yacht Service on Friday, June 30, 2017

  • Garmin VHF Month

    The Summer of Garmin Marine continues at Tidewater Yacht Service. July we are focusing on VHF's and MMSI#'s. If you… Posted by Tidewater Yacht Service on Friday, June 23, 2017

  • Remember to Change Your Anodes!

    Below are two examples of severe galvanic corrosion. Both owners had neglected to change their anodes for a quite some time. The bronze propeller was so weak that it crumbled in your hand and completely shattered when we tried to… Read More

  • Rusted Electrical

    Our free electrical inspection last fall turned up an outlet with high voltage drop. The customer asked our American… Posted by Tidewater Yacht Service on Monday, March 27, 2017

  • Free Garmin Updates

    Keep your Electronics Up-To-Date with and Stop by our yard this spring for FREE software update performed by our Garmin Certified Marine Installers. Not much fine print here! Schedule a time to bring your boat by our yard this spring… Read More

  • Shocking Cable

    Here we have the importance of using high quality cable, proper circuit protection, and frequent inspection. The… Posted by Tidewater Yacht Service on Monday, March 6, 2017

  • New Garmin Display

    As part of our commitment to our customers, we have invested in a new Garmin Marine display for our store. This will allow us better demonstrate the features that make Garmin units the best in the their class and give… Read More