How-to

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. How-To

    Yacht club or sailing club: choose the right one

    Gael Pawson
    Jun 1, 2015

    There are plenty of yacht clubs or sailing clubs to choose from across the UK, but how do you know which one to join? Gael Pawson and Jeanne Craig outline a few of the key elements you’ll want to consider. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Powerboat buying: which powerboat is right for me?

    Alex Smith
    May 24, 2015

    Alex Smith helps smooth your path to buying the powerboat that best matches your needs... …Read More

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Choosing a boat: which boat is right for me?

    Gael Pawson
    May 21, 2015

    What is the right boat? We take you through the pros, cons and main types of craft to enable you to choose the right one. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Canal locks: how to operate one

    Alex Smith
    May 19, 2015

    Alex Smith takes the mystery out of operating an inland lock... …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat cleaning: how to care for your hull

    Rupert Holmes
    May 10, 2015

    Rupert Holmes looks at some simple ways to keep your boat clean and make it stay that way. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    How to drive a narrowboat

    Alex Smith
    May 3, 2015

    If you’re planning to drive a narrowboat on holiday this season, avoid the pitfalls and get it right, says serial fist shaker, Alex Smith. …Read More

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  14. How-To

    How to start your kids dinghy sailing

    Paula Irish
    Apr 30, 2015

    Getting your kids into dinghy sailing can be hugely rewarding and a great way of introducing them to skills which will stand them in good stead for any pastime on the water. Paula Irish shares her top tips gleaned from the experience of introducing her two children to the sport. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Non-slip deck painting: 10 tips

    Doug Logan
    Apr 28, 2015

    No matter what materials and methods you use when tackling a deck painting job, these fundamentals apply to every approach. …Read More

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