Safety
SeaStar Solutions’ Hydraulic Fluid
March 7th, 2018 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

      SeaStar Solutions’ hydraulic steering systems (which include SeaStar, BayStar and Hynautic brands) are engineered to provide boaters with a consistent steering feel over a wide range of conditions. Within these systems, the use of SeaStar Solutions’ hydraulic … Continue reading

HOW TO: When is it time for a timing belt change?
January 3rd, 2018 by SeaStar | 2 Comments |

As a part of routine maintenance on your boat, it’s very important that for about every 100 hours of use that you check your timing belts for signs of wear and damage to prevent break downs while on the water. … Continue reading

EcoTip #3: Sunscreen — Environmental Poison?
October 25th, 2017 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

Did you know that even your sunscreen can cause extreme harm to marine organisms? “But how?! I’m wearing it on my skin?” More than likely, you will contact the water while out boating at some point, which can cause washed-off … Continue reading

Boating Safety: Five Must-Haves for Your Ditch Pack!
October 18th, 2017 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

How many of you have heard of a Ditch Pack? Well, in the event of trouble on the sea (hopefully none of you will have to experience this, but it’s always better to be prepared than not!) you always want … Continue reading

ECOTIP #2: Preventing and Cleaning Spills
September 20th, 2017 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

  Picture this, you’re enjoying your day out on the water when you see a rainbow looking film on the water. You think, “Oh no! Is that from me?”. Day ruined.  Take a look at some tips that we’ve found … Continue reading

Boating Trip Must Haves
September 6th, 2017 by SeaStar | 2 Comments |

Have you ever gotten out on the water and had that sinking feeling as you realize..“I forgot the sunscreen!” after it’s too late to turn back? Keeping a checklist of must-haves is one way to keep this from happening, but … Continue reading

EcoTip #1: DIY Boat Cleaners
August 30th, 2017 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

Everyone wants their boat looking perfect and in tip-top condition, but do you know what chemicals you are putting on your boat and into the water? Cleaning all areas of your boat has never been easier (And won’t break the … Continue reading

How to Maintain Your Boat’s Steering Cables
January 17th, 2015 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

I’ve heard steering cables should be ‘maintained.’ How exactly is this done? By keeping your boat’s steering system in proper working order you can ensure that you have reliable and proper control of your boat at all times. Lack of … Continue reading

Marine Starter VS. Automotive Starter… And the Winner Is…
November 24th, 2014 by SeaStar | No Comments » |

You pull the starter off of your Mercruiser (GM manufactured 5.7L) I/O and take it to the nearest auto parts supplier for a replacement. The starter for a car looks exactly the same as the one you just removed from … Continue reading