How-to: Maintenance

  1. 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

  2. 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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  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

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  11. How-To / Maintenance

    Marine diesel engine overheating and charging

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 20, 2012

    We look at diagnosing and how to repair two common marine diesel engine problems. …Read More

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    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

  14. How-To / Maintenance

    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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