Rex Blogs

The weekend is almost here and your new boat awaits you. Maybe you will spend the weekend anchored out on the islands with friends or go fishing out by the lights. Or perhaps you will even venture down to New […]
As you may know, Rex Marine has become the Connecticut and Westchester county dealer for Formula boats, and MarineMax has relocated to a marina nearby. We also wanted you to rest assured that as a factory-authorized Mercury Outboard and Mercruiser […]
Do the following, if for some reason you have decided to sell your boat but don’t really want to. From the bow: 1. After the last cruise of the season, make sure your anchor and rode have the mud, that […]
Keeping a Wary Eye on Raw-Water Cooled Manifolds and Risers Can Prevent the Premature Death of Your Engine Pop Quiz: The owner of a 30′ powerboat hops aboard his boat one day to go for a cruise, but his inboard […]
I don’t get to spend much time in the south fork of Long Island but yesterday was asked to bring a 30′ Tiara back from Ponquogue Marina in Hampton Bay. The drive over from Port Jeff was a long hour […]
By Michael Garvey Last year the Rex Service Department began collecting used spark plugs that would normally end up in the trash and add to the waste stream. Spark plugs have almost no value except for recycling with scrap metal. […]
By John M. Malatak Chief, Program Operations | U.S. Coast Guard, Boating Safety Division I love boating in the fall. The colors of the trees lining the shore of the Potomac River, where I do most of my boating, are […]
Please make sure that your bilge pump is functioning properly during the winter months if your boat is stored in the water. This means it is important to make sure that your battery system contains enough power to support running […]
The majority of recreational boats in the United States are trailered to and from the water. Your boat trailer is only one part of the entire boating package, which includes the boat, trailer, hitch and towing vehicle. Neglecting the trailer’s […]
The average marine gasoline engine runs for 1,500 hours before needing a major overhaul. The average marine diesel engine will run for more than three times that long and log an average 5,000 hours under the same conditions. The number […]