How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat cleaning: how to care for your hull

    Rupert Holmes
    May 10, 2015

    Rupert Holmes looks at some simple ways to keep your boat clean and make it stay that way. …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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    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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    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

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    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

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    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

  10. 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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  12. 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

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    Boat fitting out: 15 best tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 23, 2015

    As Spring has sprung, it's time to dust off your boat and get stuck into some serious pre-season boat maintenance. Here are our top 15 must do jobs. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Gas safety onboard: guide for yachts and powerboats

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 5, 2015

    A modern gas safety system may cost a bit for a proper installation, but should be relatively inexpensive to maintain. …Read More

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