How-to

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Sails: how to understand and buy sails

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 19, 2016

    Sails are the key to safety, speed and efficiency on a sailing yacht. Good sails make the boat heel less, reduce the tendency to round up into the wind in gusts and will reduce weather helm, making st …Read More

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  3. How-To / Maintenance

    10 ways to save fuel

    Alex Smith
    Dec 14, 2016

    How can you save money on your boat's fuel bill? We share some top fuel-saving tips that will be kind on your wallet and cut your fuel use. …Read More

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  6. How-To

    How to choose the right daysailer

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 12, 2016

    Rupert Holmes looks at how to narrow down the choice of daysailers on the market. …Read More

  7. How-To / Maintenance

    5 ways to protect your boat this winter

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 6, 2016

    There are a number of ways to protect your boat over winter, says Lenny Rudow. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    How to replace rudder bearings

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 5, 2016

    Rudder bearings have a finite lifespan, especially on a well-used boat, but are generally relatively easy to replace. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat towing guide: 10 tips to tow my boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 20, 2016

    Safety is essential when towing your boat on the road, as Rupert Holmes and Lenny Rudow explain. …Read More

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  11. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Is Autumn the best time to sell a boat?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 19, 2016

    Rupert Holmes argues the case for buying and selling a boat in the Autumn. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Maintenance

    Laying-up and winterisation tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 18, 2016

    Laying-up time? A few simple tips can help you to ensure your boat is tucked up safe and sound this winter, ready to hit the new season in tip-top condition …Read More

  14. How-To / Seamanship

    Powerboat training: courses and tuition

    Alex Smith
    Oct 14, 2016

    Whether you’re a boating novice or a crusty old sea dog, the right kind of powerboat training is money well spent. What powerboat course is right for you? …Read More

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