How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    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

  2. 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

  3. Advertisement
  4. How-To / Maintenance

    How to choose and install boat heating

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 11, 2015

    Rupert Holmes helps you to choose the best heating system for your yacht or power boat and runs through how to install it. …Read More

  5. Advertisement
  6. Advertisement
  7. How-To / Maintenance

    How to dispose of an old fibreglass boat

    Rob Melotti
    Jan 14, 2015

    There are a few free ways to properly dispose of an old fibreglass boat, but it may cost money as well. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    8 ways to make boat batteries last longer

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 29, 2014

    Pamper your boat batteries and they will keep charging, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    What is AIS and is it worth fitting?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 22, 2014

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the options for boat owners trying to decide whether or not to fit AIS. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    How to choose and install electric winches

    Rupert Holmes
    Aug 10, 2014

    If you are considering electric winches for your yacht there are a number of things to consider first, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

  11. Advertisement
  12. How-To / Maintenance

    How to deal with fibreglass deck leaks

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 28, 2014

    On a fibreglass boat it’s easy to assume deck leaks are merely an uncomfortable inconvenience. However, any water that gets in can cause structural problems that have the potential to be just as severe as with a wooden boat. Rupert Holmes reports… …Read More

  13. Advertisement
  14. How-To / Maintenance

    10 essentials for long distance cruising

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 2, 2014

    Assuming you've got the right boat in the right condition for long distance cruising, there are certain items you can't go without. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    How to prepare a yacht for offshore sailing

    Rupert Holmes
    May 20, 2014

    Before loading your boat with essential kit for offshore sailing, check the fundamentals are in place, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

  16. Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement