Come see us at the 2017 Southwest International Boat Show, http://southwestinternationalboatshow.com April 6-9, at the South Shore Harbour Marina on Clear Lake in Bay Area Houston. Now only one week away! SWIB is the largest in-water Boat Show in the Southwest, and it is the premier sail and power show for both new and pre-owned [...]
Departed Kemah on Monday morning Dec 14 and arrived St. Peterburg on Friday afternoon. Capt. Bill tells me one of his quickest trips ever. We motor sailed the entire trip and didn't need the extra fuel tanks I carried. We added 52 gallons in Venice, La and I haven't refueled since arriving but it appears [...]
Looking for something fun to do during the dreary holiday weather I came across the Houston Maritime Museum. This unassuming little building holds an incredible collection of ship models and nautical memorabilia. It was an informing and fun trip that I hope to repeat soon. Check them out [...]
Hard to believe that it is mid December and we are one week from Christmas. It is a crystal blue day and about 67 degrees here at our Kemah office.
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Flexible impeller pumps Inboard and sterndrive engines usually include a raw water pump of the flexible impeller type. Flexible impeller pumps are common in shower drain sump pumps, some bilge pumps, wakeboard ballast pump systems, oil changing systems and lots of other applications. When they fail Flexible impeller pumps work best when run regularly. If [...]
Marine Fuel Additives By Capt. Richard Thiel An Ounce of Prevention Do you really need that other stuff you pour into your fuel tanks? Do you use a fuel additive? If so, why, and how did you choose it? Are you sure you need it? If you haven’t considered these questions you could be damaging [...]
Record January and February Sales for Little Yacht Sales and Texas Power Yachts-Don’t wait any longer!
The combined sales of the Little Yacht Sales and Texas Power Yachts office has experienced a 33% increase in sales for January and February over 2013 and March is also looking to be up about the same percentage. Given the cold weather (even for Texas) over the past two months this has been even a surprise [...]
Why Texas is one of the best places in US right now to sell your boat? The Clear Lake area which is between Houston and Galveston is the 3rd largest concentration of boats in the US. There are over 7000 slips in less than 5 square miles. The economy in Houston and Texas in general [...]
Congratulations to Frank Butler, President and founder of Catalina Yachts. Frank is a 2013 Inductee to the National Sailing Hall of Fame! Sailing's Henry Ford Let’s say you are running a machine shop in North Hollywood, California, and you’ve taken up dinghy sailing at the age of 30. You decide to buy a larger boat [...]