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How to Store Your Boat


Storing your boat can be as simple as dropping off at the nearest storage unit after a day of fun or as complex as storing for a season or a long period of storage.

Short-Term Storage Options

There are many options for storing your boat on a monthly or short-term basis. Popular options include yard storage, dry stacking, and utilizing an indoor or outdoor storage unit. While inexpensive, self-storing in your yard depends on available space, homeowner association policies, and convenience and aesthetics.

Dry-stacking is another option but is usually the most expensive option. While your boat is kept secure and indoors, it can be inconvenient if you want to arrive before or after the marina’s open hours. Your boating schedule must revolve around their operating hours.

At Pearman Dairy Self Storage, we offer secure, convenient short-term boat storage within our gated parking area. Not only are we nicely located to grab and go, but our boat & RV storage lot is safe, video-monitored, and a quick option to return your boat to after a day on the water.

Long-Term Storage Options

Contrary to popular belief, long periods of storage can put wear and tear on your boat. So, when it becomes time to pull the boat out of Lake Hartwell for a longer storage bout, just remember, it may make sense to prepare your boat for storage rather than risk potential issues and expensive repairs.

There are 10 steps you can take to ensure your boat is prepared for long-term storage:

  1. Change your oil filter and oil
  2. Disconnect the battery
  3. Use a battery tender if possible
  4. Consider removing drive belts
  5. Fill your gas tank
  6. Utilize a water remover and fuel-line antifreeze
  7. Ensure all perishables are removed
  8. Wash and clean interior and exterior
  9. Wax to prevent rust if storing outside
  10. Utilize a cover to protect from the elements

In addition to boat storage options, Pearman Dairy Self Storage in Anderson, SC also provides storage for:

  • RVs
  • Vehicles
  • Oversized Items
  • Self-Storage Units

Want to check out our Anderson, South Carolina boat storage location for yourself or ready to rent a boat storage space? Give our friendly staff a call today or reserve online for stress-free booking!