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Yamaha Jet Boat KeelShield Install Tips

Enjoying a jet boat comes with a lot of advantages. It's great for the family, shallow water, beaching, river running, and all our favorite boating activities. But sand, rocks, concrete boat ramps, and rough shorelines do no favors even for a well built jet boat. Causing scratches, dings, and costly damage to the fiberglass gelcoat. [...]

By |2019-05-14T17:12:08-05:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on Yamaha Jet Boat KeelShield Install Tips

Phoenix Boats – KeelShield Install Guide

Learn how to properly mount a KeelShield keel guard to protect your Phoenix Bass Boat. There are two ways to mount a keel protector on the Phoenix Boats depending on which model you have listed below. Both ways it is imperative that you use a bead of marine grade sealant (3M 4200 or equivalent) to [...]

By |2019-05-20T13:55:41-05:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on Phoenix Boats – KeelShield Install Guide

New SkegShield Covers Mercury Verado

SkegShield® by Gator Guards is expanding the lineup of American Made skeg guards to continue to protect the expanding group of boaters with Mercury Verado Outboards. The new #524 Model SkegShield is a skeg guard designed for 2011-2018 Mercury Verado outboards in the 150-350HP range, specifically paired with the 5.44" diameter HD Gearcase. These combos are [...]

By |2018-11-08T10:31:03-05:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on New SkegShield Covers Mercury Verado

SkegShield Expands to Evinrude G2

SkegShield® by Gator Guards is expanding the lineup of American Made skeg guards to continue to protect the expanding group of boaters with Evinrude G2 E-TEC Outboards The new #525 Model SkegShield is a skeg guard designed for Evinrude G2 Outboards in the 150-300HP range from 2015 model year to current. These power plants are [...]

By |2018-11-08T10:31:13-05:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on SkegShield Expands to Evinrude G2

SkegShield Expands Yamaha Outboard Models

SkegShield® by Gator Guards is expanding the lineup of American Made skeg guards to continue to protect the expanding group of boaters with Yamaha Outboards. The new #526 model SkegShield is designed for Yamaha Outboards from 200-300 HP from 1994 to current - equipped with Extra Long (25”) and Ultra Long (30”) shafts and the [...]

By |2018-11-08T10:31:40-05:00July 6th, 2018|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on SkegShield Expands Yamaha Outboard Models

Replace the Non Skid on your Trailer Fenders

The one thing you don't want to fail is your Non Skid - or you'll be the one paying for it.  The fenders of your trailer may have had some kind of non skid material on them when your trailer was new, or maybe it didn’t. It could have been that rough sandpaper stuff or [...]

By |2018-11-08T10:31:45-05:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on Replace the Non Skid on your Trailer Fenders

KeelShield Installation Instructions

KeelShield Application Instructions Please Note: KeelShield will adhere to crafts made of fiberglass, urethane, treated wood and all metals. (Anti-fouling paint must be removed before installation.) It will not work on pontoon boats, boats whose trailers have weight bearing rollers, bunks or pads that the KeelShield will rest on or will come in [...]

By |2019-03-26T09:49:22-05:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on KeelShield Installation Instructions

3 Tips to Install a KeelShield on Aluminum Boats

Just because you have an Aluminum Boat doesn’t mean that you can’t, or do not need - a form of keel protection. Rocks, concrete boat ramps, and rough shorelines do no favors even for an aluminum hull. Causing scratches, dings, and possibly puncturing the metal itself. We were recently approached by a boater mentioning that [...]

By |2018-11-08T10:32:16-05:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on 3 Tips to Install a KeelShield on Aluminum Boats

Take the Bite out of your Tow Hitch

  Take the Bite out of your Tow Hitch ​ Gator Guards® releases innovative product in tow hitch protection, the Hitch Guard. Farmington, IL – (October 22, 2014) Tired of tore up knees and shins? Take the bite out of your tow hitch. The Hitch Guard is a full coverage, automotive grade polymer cover for [...]

By |2019-05-20T13:58:49-05:00October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Boating|Comments Off on Take the Bite out of your Tow Hitch

Your Lower Unit Will Thank You….SkegShield

Looking for a solution to a broken or chipped skeg? Maybe you're just searching for extra protection of your brand new on-the-water investment?      Protecting the skeg of your outboard or stern drive is essential in preventing costly repairs down the road, ensuring the value of your motor. For that one time, when you [...]

By |2019-05-20T13:57:29-05:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Boating|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Your Lower Unit Will Thank You….SkegShield