Two Stroke Outboard 

Drain the lower unit graces oil and check for any water intrusion. If water is found, pressure and vacuum test upper and lower oil seals and recommend service for the lower unit to be re-sealed. Re-fill gear case with engine manufacturer recommended gear lube. 

Run the engine in fresh water to operating temperature to flush the salt water out thoroughly from internal cooling passages of the engine. Winterize the engine by running a carburetor and fuel injector safe winterizing mix through the engine block to coat and protect the internal parts of the engine. Because the engine will not be running for an extended period of time it is crucial to keep these internal parts lubricated and prevent rust buildup in piston, rings, etc. 

Replace and inspect spark plugs, replace zinc anodes, run engine to correct operating temperature, check engine for correct idle, any overheat situation, make sure thermostats opening at correct temperature, ensure water pump is working correctly, check engine shifting, grease any pivot points. 

Winterization

Four Stroke Outboard 
Inboard and Sterndrive 

Services

Additional Services 

Detail Packages include but are not limited to a basic spring wash, engine block degreasing and cleaning, cabin cleaning, vapor steaming, cushion treatments, clean all compartments, bilge cleaning. 

Additional Winter Services 

Replace spark plugs and inspect, replace all fuel filters/ water separators. Replace zinc anodes on engine and boat, heck steering, check boat systems. Boat systems include: navigation lights, pumps, etc. Run engine to operating temperature and check for any overheat situation, sure engine idle is correct. Ensure water pump is working correctly, ensure thermostat functions; checking that it is opening at correct temperature. Grease any and all pivot points, trim/tilt function, and check engine shifting. 



Detail Packages 

To ensure that your boat stores properly for the winter we drain and treat all water systems:

Fresh and Raw Water Systems, Fresh Water System with Hot Water Heater, Fresh or Raw Water Head. 

Run the engine in fresh water to operating temperature to thoroughly flush the salt water out of all internal cooling passages of the engine. Winterize the engine by running a carburetor and fuel injector safe winterizing mix through the engine block to coat and protect the internal parts of the engine. Because the engine will not be running for an extended period of time it is crucial to keep these internal parts lubricated and prevent rust buildup in cylinders, pistons, rings, etc. Change the oil and filer with high grade, marine brand, engine specific oil, drain the engine block of fresh water, and replace it with (-50) non toxic antifreeze. This treatment leaves behind a layer of corrosion protection and it freeze protects any water that might be harbored in low spots inside the engine. 

Spring Commission Small Engine


Generator
Charge and Install Batteries
Remove Shrink Wrap
Compound and Wax Hull
Bottom Paint
Compound and Wax Above Rub Rail
Trailer Storage
Boat Storage 

Systems

Inboard and Sterndrive Engines

We currently have two of these trailers. They allow us to transport both local and long distance. They can hold up to 14,000 lbs or up to 30 feet. With these trailers we can transport both power boats and sail boats. 

Replace spark plugs and inspect, replace cap and rotor (if any), replace all fuel filters (engine and boat), replace zinc anodes. Check steering and boat systems. Boat systems include: navigation lights, pumps, etc. Run engine to operating temperature, check for any overheat of engine, ensure water pump is working correctly and water is circulating, ensure thermostats are opening, grease any pivot points, check shifting and trim/tilt function.

Boat Storage
Battery Storage 
Bottom Wash
Stabilizing Fuel
Shrink Wrap 

Transports

Four Stroke Outboard 

Run the engine in fresh water to operating temperature to flush the salt water out thoroughly from internal polling passages of the engine. Winterize the engine by running a carburetor and fuel injector safe winterizing mix through the engine block to coat and protect the internal parts of the engine. Because the engine will not be running for an extended period of time it is crucial to keep these internal parts lubricated and prevent rust buildup in piston, rings, etc. Change the oil and filter with high grade, marine brand, engine specific oil. 

Spring Commission Outboard 

The key to a great boating season is making sure your boat is properly cared for both in the spring and when the season is over in the fall(winter) months. The following is a break down of the majority of the services we offer to insure your have a great boating season! 

WE ALWAYS OFFER ON THE WATER SERVICE DURING THE BOATING SEASON

Submergable Hydraulic Trailer 
Two Stroke Outboard
Hydraulic Trailer 

Spring Services 

Richard's Marine Service has three custom made trailers that allow us to travel both locally and long distance. While we are located in the North Shore of Massachusetts, Richard's Marine Service has the ability to transport almost anywhere. 


Run the engine in fresh water to operating temperature to thoroughly flush the salt water out of all internal cooling passages of the engine. Winterize the engine by running a carburetor and fuel injector safe winterizing mix through the engine block to coat and patent the internal parts of the engine. Because the engine will not be running for an extended period of time it is crucial to keep these internal parts lubricated and prevent rust buildup in cylinders, pistons, rings, etc. Change the oil and filter with high grade, marine brand, engine specific oil, drain the engine block of fresh water, and replace it with (-50) non toxic antifreeze. This treatment leaves behind a layer of corrosion protection and it freeze protects any water that might be harbored in low spots inside the engine. This treatment is also applicable to protecting the heat exchanger on fresh water cooled engine. 

This trailer is used for local transports. It holds up to 18,000 lbs. or up to 30 feet. This trailer also allows us to launch your boat. It is used for power boats only. 

Winter Services 

Gearcase

Spring Commission Inboard, I/O