troubleshooting Question

SQL update statement issue

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This is probably something completely simple for most of you.. but i am having a mild issue and Google isn't helping me.

basically i'm using some VBA to update a SQL Express table.

strSQL1 = " UPDATE dbo.TblTapeWIP SET BOAT_KIND ='" & strBoat & "' WHERE ITEM_NUM = '" & strItemNum & "' "

Most of the time this works perfectly .. but on occasion a user enters a "BOAT_KIND" (stored as a variable "strBoat") with a ' in it ( exmaple: TRIMARAN 105' NIGEL ).

Having that extra ' in it is breaking the update statement.

There has to be a way to rearrange
BOAT_KIND ='" & strBoat & "'
so that the extra ' does not freak everything out.
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