How-to

  1. 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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  3. 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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  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Five secret tips for boat buyers

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 25, 2015

    Getting ready to buy a new boat? Here are five tips you've probably never heard before. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    How to winterise an outboard engine

    Charles Plueddeman
    Dec 18, 2015

    It's not that complicated to winterise an outboard engine, but get it wrong, and you could pay a hefty price for repairs in the Spring. …Read More

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  11. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to video your boat using a smartphone

    Tim Claxton
    Dec 17, 2015

    Shoot a good boat video with nothing but your smartphone and sell your boat faster. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Sea trials: how to test sail a yacht

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 4, 2015

    A test sail or sea trial can help you figure out if a new boat is right for you, but, says Rupert Holmes, there is a big difference between buying new and second-hand. …Read More

  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Boating tips: outboard laying up blunder

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 3, 2015

    Take a look at this quick tip on preventing outboard engine frost damage this winter. …Read More

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