Tips From The Pros That Will Help You Protect Your Boat During Winter Storage & Protect Your Investment. As a major investment, your boat needs periodic maintenance in order to protect its value. Knowing you to properly prepare your boat for storage during the off-season will ensure a healthy return on your investment as well as years of boating enjoyment. "Winterizing Your Boat" is designed to teach you the professional methods for preparing a boat for winter storage. Presented in a step-by-step manner, this section introduces you to the tools, materials and procedures you'll need to know in order to perform your boat's engine, woodwork, interior & exterior, fuel system, electrical system and more! After months in winter storage, your boat needs special attention in order for you to take your first cruise of the new season with confidence."Spring Commissioning" takes you through the tasks you'll need to perform when you take your boat out of its winter storage. Along with tips from the pros, this section will familiarize you with the tools, materials and techniques needed to perform complete Spring Fitting Out procedures on your engine, plumbing, batteries, interior, hull, trailer and more!