How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Laying-up and winterisation tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 18, 2016

    Laying-up time? A few simple tips can help you to ensure your boat is tucked up safe and sound this winter, ready to hit the new season in tip-top condition …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    Propeller pitch: all you need to know

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 7, 2016

    Having the correct propeller pitch is a must for maximising your boat's performance, but understanding pitch is easier said than done. …Read More

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    How to change a propeller

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 22, 2016

    Bought a new propeller or need to replace your old one? Learn how to change a propeller in this handy video. …Read More

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    Boat propellers: choose the right one

    Alex Smith
    Aug 18, 2016

    Nothing in the world is at once more complex and more simplistic than picking a propeller. Alex Smith explains the basics. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    How to fit and service through-hull fittings

    Ed Sherman
    Aug 8, 2016

    Choosing through-hull fittings of the highest standard and fitting them securely, is essential for peace of mind when out on the water. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    How to clean your outboard engine

    Lenny Rudow
    Jun 9, 2016

    Taking the time to clean your outboard engine and keep it looking shiny will make you proud of your boat, while increasing resale value. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat electrics: all about amperes

    Ed Sherman
    Apr 11, 2016

    Measuring current flow – or amperage – in a marine 12 volt DC circuit is a necessary skill for diagnosing electrical problems on board. …Read More

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    Voltage drop on boats: understanding resistance

    Ed Sherman
    Mar 18, 2016

    Overcoming resistance in your onboard circuitry is essential for proper 12-volt electrics. Ed Sherman discusses how to measure voltage drop and how to remedy it. …Read More

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    Marine electrics: the basics of 12-Volt systems

    Ed Sherman
    Mar 11, 2016

    Understanding how a typical marine 12-Volt system actually works will make the back of the switchboard a much less scary place. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    10 ways to upgrade and improve your powerboat

    Alex Smith
    Mar 9, 2016

    Alex Smith investigates ten reasonably simple methods of upgrading and improving your powerboat for the new season. …Read More

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