Boat Drain Plugs

Water will always find its way inside your boat, even if your vessel is self-bailing. You need to make sure you have a high-quality drain and drain plug to keep water out of your boat. » Read More

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Why Your Boat Needs a Drain Plug

If you are new to owning and using your own boat, you may wonder why you even need a boat drain plug in the first place. Before you can understand that, you need to understand first why your boat needs to have a drain hole to plug. Read More

How Water Gets Into Boats

While we are on the subject, it’s important to discuss just some of the ways water can get in your boat. Obviously, as a contentious boater, you will always do your utmost to keep the amount of water getting into your vessel to a bare minimum. However, stopping any water from getting into your boat at all, is just not possible. Even if you are extremely careful. Read More

Legal Reasons to Use Boat Deck Drain Plugs

While it’s important to drain all water from your boat as a matter of safety and to help the boat dry properly, there are other reasons why you need to do it, that have nothing to do with your boat per se. 

New laws have been passed recently that state all boat owners should unplug their boat drain plug before their vessel leaves the body of water. This is to stop invasive species from spreading that could cause damage to other areas on land where your boat might be stored. The requirements will be different from state to state, so it’s always a good idea to check them out before launching.

Does a Bilge Pump Not Do The Same Thing?

Perhaps you are thinking “why can’t you just use a bilge pump?”. Well, bilge pumps are only designed to tackle small volumes of water, and besides, they rarely get rid of all the water anyway. Many who rely on bilge pumps then need to use sponges or towels. As you can imagine, though, this is a very time-consuming process. 

A boat deck drain plug, on the other hand, is one of the easiest ways to ensure all water has left your boat.

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