How-to

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. 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

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  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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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  12. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Used boat show guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 19, 2015

    Rupert Holmes looks at the benefits of looking for your next boat at a used boat show and gives five top tips for buying a boat at a used boat show. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Buying & Selling

    High performance powerboats: buyer's guide

    Matt Trulio
    Sep 22, 2015

    If you're the type of person who has never been fast enough, you need to read this guide to buying high performance powerboats. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    10 of the most common powerboating mistakes

    Alex Smith
    Sep 15, 2015

    Alex Smith disregards his own helming inadequacies to poke fun at some of the world’s most commonplace powerboating mistakes. Images courtesy of the RNLI. …Read More

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