Don’t wait until the last minute to polish the exterior and check that all components are in working order. If something is amiss, go ahead and fix it now, it’s one less thing to take care of at the beginning of next boating season.

Be sure to make arrangements for storing your boat indoors after your summertime fun. By making your preparations now, you’ll have less to do later, not to mention you won’t have to scramble to find a storage service.