How-to

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Kill cord failure: common causes

    Alex Smith
    Mar 8, 2016

    Training powerboat operators to always test the kill cord before setting off is still the best way to ensure safety on the water, says the RYA. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    How to upgrade and improve your yacht

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 29, 2016

    Rupert Holmes looks at improvements that will transform the comfort, efficiency and handling of any boat. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat moorings: how to find the right one

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 16, 2016

    Finding a mooring that’s both convenient and affordable is not an easy task. Rupert Holmes outlines the options and shines a spotlight on where to look. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Is it time to sell my boat?

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 8, 2016

    Very few of us wake up one morning and realise "it's time to sell my boat". Rupert Holmes looks at the decision points for and against. …Read More

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to prepare a boat for sale

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 6, 2016

    How to maximise your chances of a smooth, hassle-free sale - use this handy guide to prepare your boat for sale. …Read More

  9. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boat surveys: an essential guide

    Alex Smith
    Jan 30, 2016

    It might not be the first thing on your mind, but a survey might actually prove to be the best money you ever spend. Alex Smith explains …Read More

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  11. How-To / Seamanship

    Berthing basics: how to tie up a boat

    Gary Reich
    Jan 11, 2016

    Learning how to tie up a boat is essential for safe, happy boating. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat damage: how to handle it safely

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 6, 2016

    Rupert Holmes looks at the actions to take if your boat sustains damage …Read More

  14. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boat stability: how to buy a stable boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 31, 2015

    Marine journalist Lenny Rudow discusses the design traits that determine boat stability. …Read More

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