How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Diesel engine overheating and charging repair

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 20, 2012

    We look at diagnosing diesel engine problems and how to repair two common marine diesel engine issues. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    How to service your winches

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 4, 2012

    When did you last service your winches? Chances are that it's a lot longer ago than the recommended service interval - Rupert Holmes takes you through the process …Read More

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    Diesel engine repairs: fuel, air, starting, wiring

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 26, 2012

    Rupert Holmes looks at some of the most common causes of engine problems and how to solve them. …Read More

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    How to choose antifouling paint

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 14, 2012

    Antifouling is essential to prevent growth of weed and marine organisms on the bottom of any boat that is kept afloat. Rupert Holmes explains how to choose the best product for your vessel. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat maintenance: how to look after your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 29, 2012

    Boat maintenance doesn't have to be a chore. Rupert Holmes explains how a bit of planning and budgeting can help protect your investment and keep costs to a minimum. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    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

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Choosing the right anchor

    Alex Smith
    Dec 4, 2011

    It may not be the most glamorous piece of kit, but a well-chosen anchor can bring a new dimension to your boat life. Alex Smith explains the vital basics. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Solar power for boats

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 17, 2011

    The sun can help electrify your boat in several different ways, from propulsion to charging. Lenny Rudow explains. …Read More

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    Marine electronics: the 10 commandments

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 16, 2011 Electronics expert Lenny Rudow offers up rules that will help your electronics live longer. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Outboard expert: Water pump impellers

    Charles Plueddeman
    Nov 16, 2011

    Outboard water pump impellers can’t take abuse, so annual water pump maintenance is cheap insurance. …Read More

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