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Tech Talk

Season 1

The highly-skilled Sportsman Boats technical sales team is bringing their knowledge of boats, marine products, manufacturing and mechanics to the forefront on this series titled "Tech Talk." Tune in for general boating knowledge, instructional videos, tips, tricks and much more.

Episodes

Season 1 - Episode 1

How To Update Garmin Marine Products To V26.2 - Step By Step

In today's episode of Tech Talk, Jim goes through the full process of updating your Garmin Marine products to version 26.2, the latest version of the Garmin software.

Season 1 - Episode 2

Where Did The Garmin MENU BUTTON Go?

In today's episode of Tech Talk, Jim is going to show you how to access your menu on the latest version of Garmin's software. Garmin has made the menu access much easier in their latest update, they've only changed the name to OPTIONS.

Season 1 - Episode 3

How To Create Custom Combos - Garmin Marine

Today's episode of Tech Talk, discusses what a custom combo screen is and how to create one using your Garmin Marine products. Join Jim as he shows you how to customize your boat to fit your fishing and boating needs.

Season 1 - Episode 4

Pinning Your Favorite Garmin Apps - How to Create a Pinned List

In today's episode of Tech Talk, Jim is going to show you how to create a pinned apps list on your new Garmin update. One of the coolest features Garmin has made in this update is the ability to create a list of your favorite screens or apps. This gives you the ability to easily tap a button and cycle through screens. Finding the screen you need has never been easier than it is now.

Season 1 - Episode 5

How To Read Garmin Sonar Imaging - Easy Tips To Catch More Fish

In today's episode of Tech Talk, we are discussing Garmin Marine's sonar and how to read it. Learning to read sonar can help you be a safer boater and catch more fish by knowing what exactly you are seeing. Garmin includes several features to help make your experience using sonar much easier and better suited for your needs.

Season 1 - Episode 6

Building A Coast Guard Kit - Stay Legal While Boating!

In today's episode of Tech Talk, Aaron goes over 5 items you must have while boating plus several other essentials to ensure you're having a good day and staying safe while on the water.

Season 1 - Episode 7

Motor Longevity - How To Flush An Outboard Motor

In today's episode of Tech Talk, Aaron takes a few minutes to go over the steps of flushing an outboard motor. These simple steps can improve the longevity and performance of your Yamaha outboard engine, all you need is a garden hose and 10 minutes of time.

Season 1 - Episode 8

Navigating The Waterway Like A Pro

This week on Tech Talk, Aaron is out on the boat and he's sharing some tips on how to navigate the waterways. From channel markers to hailing bridges, you'll have a better understanding of what it takes to navigate waterways.

Season 1 - Episode 9

How To Operate Your Boats Windlass

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim is giving us the run down of how to operate a windlass anchor from start to finish. He will go over some tips to help protect your windlass and use it safely.

Season 1 - Episode 10

Protecting Your Upholstery

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Sales Rep, Aaron gives us a quick run down of how to clean and maintain your boat's upholstery. These steps can prevent stubborn stains and discoloration. Plus, learn about how to care for Sileather upholstery and all of its benefits.

Season 1 - Episode 11

The Basics of Keeping Your Boat Hull Clean

In this episode of Tech Talk, Aaron is out on the dock sharing how he keeps his boat hull sparkling clean. He shares his secrets for how he keeps his boat ready for boat shows and customer sea trials.

Season 1 - Episode 12

Boating With Children & Babies

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Sales Rep, Aaron and his family are headed out for an evening cruise around Satellite Beach, Florida. He will be discussing some tips and rules for keeping children safe while boating.

Season 1 - Episode 13

How To Use Your Boats Macerator Pumps

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim is teaching the basics of macerator pumps and how they work inside our fish boxes. He will go over some tips to help protect the macerators and use them correctly.

Season 1 - Episode 14

Using Your Yamaha Gauges

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Sales Rep Shaun is going over the basic functions of the Yamaha gauges built into our Sportlink® System. Each Yamaha powered boat comes with a Yamaha gauge that displays an abundance of great information about your boat and engine.

Season 1 - Episode 15

Basic Boating Terminology

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim is going over some basic boating terminology that you'll likely hear down at the dock or out on the water. These terms will help you better understand the lingo of the boating world.

Season 1 - Episode 16

Cleaning Your Non-Skid

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Regional Sales Rep, Aaron is going over some of the best tips for cleaning your non-skid and keeping it clean. These tips will not only polish up a dirty deck but keep dirt and grime from sticking on your next trips out.

Season 1 - Episode 17

Understanding Your Yamaha Helm Master Controls

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Sales Rep Shaun is going over the basic functions of the Yamaha Helm Master built into our Sportlink® System. These optional pieces of equipment include Yamaha's Auto-Pilot, Joystick, featuring modes such as Staypoint, Fishpoint, and Driftpoint, along with Yamaha's newest binnacle controls.

Season 1 - Episode 18

Introduction To Seakeeper Ride

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim is Introducing the latest product from Seakeeper, the Ride System. Jim will break down the basics of what this system does and how it operates.

Season 1 - Episode 19

Seakeeper Ride Basic Settings

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Regional Sales Rep, Aaron is going over the basic settings for the latest product from Seakeeper, the Ride System. Aaron goes in depth on how to adjust the basic user settings to make sure you're operating the system like a pro!

Season 1 - Episode 20

Fuel Economy & Performance With Seakeeper Ride

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Technical Sales Rep, Jim, is comparing fuel economy and performance numbers with the Seakeeper Ride system on and off. This has been a common question since the launch of this product and Jim is here to show us real world numbers. He's using these comparisons to answer all of the questions and concerns that the Ride system will cause too much drag and decrease performance.

Season 1 - Episode 21

How To Wax & Ceramic Coat Boat Hull Sides

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Regional Sales Rep, Aaron is waxing and ceramic coating his boats hull sides. Learn how he keeps his boat looking better than anyone around with a beautiful mirror finish.

Season 1 - Episode 22

How To Seal Windshield Glass

In this episode of Tech Talk, Sportsman Regional Sales Rep, Aaron is going over some of the best tips for sealing your windshield glass. These methods will help keep your windshield clear of salt spray so your visibility stays sharp even in less than ideal conditions.