How-to

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    14 tips to make sure your safety gear is in order

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 23, 2015

    Whether you’re an old salt or a brand new boater, you need to make sure your safety gear is in order. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat painting guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 22, 2015

    How to paint a boat: read our ultimate boat painting guide. Whether you have a 30ft yacht or a 20ft fishing boat, the principles are the same, Rupert Holmes shares his expertise. …Read More

  8. How-To

    Get your family boating in 6 steps

    Gael Pawson
    Apr 21, 2015

    Looking to introduce your partner to boating? Keen that your child will grow up an avid sailor? Here you will find a host of ideas and vital advice to help you succeed in your aim to become a boating family. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    5 antifouling paint solutions for five different boats

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 12, 2015

    Choosing the best antifouling paint for your boat is about understanding the products on the market and how they suit your type of boating. Here are five solutions to boat fouling. …Read More

  10. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to buy, sell and repair damaged boats

    Paul Grimes
    Apr 9, 2015

    Once a boat is written off by insurers, is it ever worth the risk of buying or selling again? Paul Grimes has the answers. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Should I invest in new antifouling technology?

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 2, 2015

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the new antifouling technology options but finds the price is probably still too high. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Yachting ropes explained

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 29, 2015

    A little bit of knowledge will go a long way in helping you to choose the right rope for the job on your yacht, as Rupert Holmes explains. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    How to tow a boat across a beach

    Staff
    Mar 24, 2015

    If you find yourself a long way from civilisation, knowing how to tow a boat across a beach could actually save your life! …Read More

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