How-to

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. 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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  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Efficient boat refrigeration: a how-to guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Sep 10, 2015

    Rupert Holmes reviews the options for saving battery power by making more efficient refrigeration onboard. …Read More

  10. 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

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  12. 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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  14. How-To

    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

  15. 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

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