In the run-up to the new sailing season, it's time to give your vessel some proper cleaning, care and all-round maintenance. When it comes to boat cleaning, it's important to bear in mind that keeping your boat in showroom-level condition has just as much to do with longevity as it does with aesthetics.

In fact, making sure you don't leave it too long between cleaning sessions is going to enhance your sailing performance, improve the quality of your on-deck surfaces and even upgrade the safety of your boat, if you use something like our non-slip deck cleaners.

In our latest blog, we've included a selection of the most useful, practical and effective products for all-round use and pristine performance, restoring your boat to its former glory.

Cuprinol Bilgex Bilge Cleaner

Biodegradable and highly concentrated, add Bilgex to bilge water to remove grease, scum and floating oil. It's effective, long-lasting and a little bit goes a very long way.

Nauticalia Grunt! Boat Cleaner

Formulated with no harsh acids, this powerful boat cleaning will safely to remove ugly stains like bird lime and limescale from fittings. It works by using a mild chemical reacting to penetrate, neutralise and absorb stains without effecting gelcoats.

Wichinox Stainless Steel Passivating Cleaning Gel

The special gel formula will keep your stainless steel components sparkling bright and free from stains - it's very easy to apply, even in difficult or awkward to access areas.

Starbrite Non Skid Deck Cleaner

Great at cleaning, leaving a protective coating that shields against dirt and stains, this excellent formulation works by foaming out deep-set stains with no rubbing required or harsh chemicals used.

Starbrite Sea-Safe Hull Cleaner

Remove waterline, rust and stains from your hull with this safe, non-abrasive and easy to use formulation - simply wipe on and rinse off for brilliant cleaning results.

Star Brite Teak Cleaner

Treat and restore grey and sea weathered teak surfaces with this easy to apply, non-acidic formula that not only works on teak but is kind on fine wooden surfaces in general.

Starbrite Super Green Cleaner

A heavy-duty yet biodegradable formula, Super Green is not only an extremely effective cleaner that works on metal, wood, fibreglass and painted surfaces, it also contains zero harsh chemicals, acids or alkalies.

Starbrite Sail & Canvas Cleaner

Make your sails and canvas brighter than ever with this special biodegradable formula that will remove dirt, mildew and grease from all your boating fabrics, no matter what the colour, and without damaging the threads.

Starbrite Boat Vinyl Cleaner & Shampoo

Clean all vinyl and upholstery, from seating to foul weather gear. This concentrated cleaner and shampoo will remove dirt, grease, mildew and stains from both interior and exterior boat surfaces.

Yachticon Mould & Mildew Remover

For easy and practical mould and mildew removal, simply spray onto vinyl, fibreglass and boating fabrics and watch the spots disappear. It also eliminates bad odours and protects surfaces.

Post By Ed Mason