Sailboats are a means of travel, leisure and sport. Whichever the purpose of your sailboat you will want it to perform at its best. A primary way to ensure that your sailboat is functioning at its best is to do regular maintenance. There are professional sailboat maintenance people that will charge you a fee to maintain your boat. However there are a few things you can do to save costs that may come about through replacement or increased fuel use due to one component or the other being faulty. This guide will show you the important parts of the sailboat that you will need to check regularly to keep your boat working. Similarly there are smaller parts of the boat which when damaged lead to the ultimate damage of the major parts of the boat. These include the impellers, propellers and the prop shaft which when damaged could lead to leakage which would lead to sinking.