How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Efficient boat refrigeration: a how-to guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Sep 10, 2015

    Rupert Holmes reviews the options for saving battery power by making more efficient refrigeration onboard. …Read More

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    Sail cleaning and coating

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 7, 2015

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the benefits of paying for professional sail cleaning over the cost of buying new sails. …Read More

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    Onboard fire prevention: 7 safety essentials

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 7, 2015

    As with any serious threat to your health or safety, fire prevention is infinitely preferable to fire extinguishing, as Rupert Holmes explains. …Read More

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    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

  8. 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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    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

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    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

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    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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    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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