How-to: Buying & Selling

  1. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Choosing a yacht: bilge keels vs fin keels

    Rupert Holmes
    May 18, 2013

    Rupert Holmes dispels some popular myths about bilge keel sailing yachts. …Read More

  2. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Choosing the right sailcloth

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 8, 2013

    There’s a bewildering array of choices and compromises when it comes to choosing the material for new sails. Rupert Holmes guides you through the options… …Read More

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    5 tips for fun family boating trips

    Katie Ashworth
    Jul 30, 2012

    As the summer holidays get underway, we’d like to share a few tip to make your family holiday afloat a success …Read More

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    Affordable boat buying: fractional boat ownership

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 22, 2012

    Whatever size of boat you'd like to own, however deep your pockets, sometimes it doesn't make sense to buy your own boat. Many people are converting to new fractional owner schemes that allow members increased flexibility and remove most of the hassle-factor of owning a boat. …Read More

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    Choosing the right family cruising boat

    Rupert Holmes
    May 15, 2012

    Rupert Holmes looks at the key considerations for a family looking for a cruising boat to be enjoyed by everyone. …Read More

  9. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Your guide to buying a narrowboat

    Alex Smith
    May 6, 2012

    Fancy buying a narrowboat? Alex Smith helps you get started with a thorough guide to the types of boat and making the right choice …Read More

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    Buying a sports cruiser

    Alex Smith
    Jan 22, 2012

    In the market for a sports cruiser? Alex Smith highlights some of the key considerations… …Read More

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    Boat share: boat partnerships and boat syndicates

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 16, 2012

    Why is boat share growing in popularity and what are the advantages and pitfalls? Rupert Holmes explains how boat partnerships and syndicates work. …Read More

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    Keeping a boat in the Mediterranean

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 8, 2012

    What are the options for keeping a boat in the Med? Rupert Holmes investigates… …Read More

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    Choosing a tender

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 13, 2011

    Choosing the right tender can make all the difference - but when will a small wooden clinker dinghy will do the job, and when will a RIB be the better option? Here's your essential checklist… …Read More

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