How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Sails: how to understand and buy sails

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 19, 2016

    Sails are the key to safety, speed and efficiency on a sailing yacht. Good sails make the boat heel less, reduce the tendency to round up into the wind in gusts and will reduce weather helm, making st …Read More

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    10 ways to save fuel

    Alex Smith
    Dec 14, 2016

    How can you save money on your boat's fuel bill? We share some top fuel-saving tips that will be kind on your wallet and cut your fuel use. …Read More

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    5 ways to protect your boat this winter

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 6, 2016

    There are a number of ways to protect your boat over winter, says Lenny Rudow. …Read More

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    How to replace rudder bearings

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 5, 2016

    Rudder bearings have a finite lifespan, especially on a well-used boat, but are generally relatively easy to replace. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Laying-up and winterisation tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 27, 2016

    Laying-up time? This handy checklist 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

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    Boat towing guide: 10 tips to tow my boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 20, 2016

    Safety is essential when towing your boat on the road, as Rupert Holmes and Lenny Rudow explain. …Read More

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    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

  15. 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

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