Winter is now officially here, the clocks have gone back and the cold dark nights have settled in. The countdown to Christmas begins and temperatures are dropping. It's a horrible time for boat owners as boats are stored away and waiting to be used in the summer months. The winter can be very tough on boats, the long months and harsh weather are the main cause of general marine wear and tear. Its so important to store and maintain a healthy boat so when that first day of Sun comes around, you're ready to go!