Al Larson Boat Shop says commercial boat owners might spend large sums of money on boat repairs if they had wait too long to perform required routine maintenance. Photo by Mark Edward Nero.
Although commercial fishing boats are usually durable enough to last decades – or even generations, in some cases – it isn’t just good construction that allows them to spend after year in rough waters without falling apart. Continue reading Fishermen’s News Boat Prep→
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