How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Prevent damp on your boat: a guide to dehumidifiers

    Alex Smith
    Mar 20, 2013

    Damp is an enemy for any boat owner. Do compressor or dessicant dehumidifiers offer the best solution to prevent damp on your boat? …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    Coppercoat: is it right for your boat?

    Doug Logan
    Mar 6, 2013

    It is an expensive solution up front, but this epoxy-based antifouling option is effective, hassle-free, easy on the environment, and can last a decade or more. …Read More

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  6. How-To / Maintenance

    Sailing through the snow: 3 events and 5 warming tips

    Gael Pawson
    Jan 22, 2013

    Leigh & Lowton, Island Barn and Crosby... just three of the club that ran snowy racing over the weekend, plus a few tips to stay warm on the water! …Read More

  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Fixing your engine at sea: emergency tips

    Alex Smith
    Jan 20, 2013

    If your engine dies at sea, you need to have a plan. Alex Smith talks you through a few simple steps that might help… …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    How to winterise a four-stroke outboard

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 7, 2012

    boats.com senior editor Lenny Rudow clears up the confusion about how to winterise a four-stroke outboard. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    How can I save battery power with my refrigeration system?

    Ed Sherman
    Nov 4, 2012

    Ed Sherman reveals new product from Isotherm works with refrigerator temperature and available voltage to reduce electrical consumption. …Read More

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    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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  13. How-To / Maintenance

    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

  14. 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

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