How-to

  1. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boat show guide: make the most of your day

    Gael Pawson
    Aug 19, 2015

    A few tips to make your boat show experience the best it can be, plus our guide to the major boat shows in the UK. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Ocean rowing: 7 essentials for safe sea sculling

    Rob Melotti
    Aug 18, 2015

    What exactly does it take to row across the Atlantic safely and swiftly? Rob Melotti spoke to ocean rowing team "Atlantic Reunion" to find out. …Read More

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    Six short sea passages around the UK

    Rupert Holmes
    Aug 12, 2015

    Rupert Holmes picks six of the most interesting short sea passages around the coast of the UK. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    12 common boat manoeuvring errors

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 29, 2015

    We’ve all seen boats that get basic manoeuvres wrong – Rupert Holmes looks at the 12 most common manoeuvring errors and how to avoid them. …Read More

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Buying a boat in the Mediterranean

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 22, 2015

    Rupert Holmes explains how to be successful when buying a boat in the Med. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    How to park a narrowboat: 10 top tips

    Alex Smith
    Jul 16, 2015

    Alex Smith completes his mini-series of inland helming tips with a look at how to park a narrowboat in a safe and stress-free fashion. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Summer yacht maintenance: essential tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 12, 2015

    Don't let a silly breakdown ruin your boating enjoyment. Maintain your yacht with a few simple checks, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Sail cleaning and coating tips: go further for less

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 7, 2015

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the benefits of paying for professional sail cleaning over the cost of buying new sails. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Seamanship

    Fire fighting at sea: how to fight a fire on board

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 25, 2015

    Rupert Holmes describes the fire fighting equipment that should be on every boat. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Onboard fire prevention: 7 safety essentials

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 7, 2015

    As with any serious threat to your health or safety, fire prevention is infinitely preferable to fire extinguishing, as Rupert Holmes explains. …Read More

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