How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    How to tune the rig on your yacht

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 21, 2012

    A properly set-up rig can make all the difference to your performance, Rupert Holmes explains how to get the most out of your boat …Read More

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    Using LED lighting on your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    May 31, 2012

    LED lights are rapidly gaining in popularity for use on board. Rupert Holmes analyses the pros and cons… …Read More

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  6. How-To / Maintenance

    A guide to environmentally-friendly powerboating

    Alex Smith
    May 21, 2012

    It may sound like a paradox, but done right, powerboating really can be green. Alex Smith explains …Read More

  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Understanding your rig: basic rig checks and common problems

    Rupert Holmes
    May 9, 2012

    A basic knowledge of your boat’s rig – and how to spot potential problems – is essential for all boat owners. Rupert Holmes reports… …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Marine diesel engine fault finding: overheating and charging

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 20, 2012

    Rupert Holmes looks at the basics of solving common diesel engine problems - with a focus on overheating and charging and solutions to get you home …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    How to service your winches

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 4, 2012

    When did you last service your winches? Chances are that it's a lot longer ago than the recommended service interval - Rupert Holmes takes you through the process …Read More

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    Solve your diesel engine problems: fuel, air, starting, wiring

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 26, 2012

    Rupert Holmes looks at some of the most common causes of engine problems and how to solve them. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Maintenance

    How to choose antifouling paint

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 14, 2012

    Antifouling is essential to prevent growth of weed and marine organisms on the bottom of any boat that is kept afloat. Rupert Holmes explains how to choose the best product for your vessel. …Read More

  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat maintenance: how to look after your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 29, 2012

    Boat maintenance doesn't have to be a chore. Rupert Holmes explains how a bit of planning and budgeting can help protect your investment and keep costs to a minimum. …Read More

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