How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    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

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    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

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    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

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    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

  10. 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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  12. 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

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    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

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    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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