How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat towing guide: 10 tips to tow my boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 20, 2016

    Safety is essential when towing your boat on the road, as Rupert Holmes and Lenny Rudow explain. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Powerboat training: courses and tuition

    Alex Smith
    Oct 14, 2016

    Whether you’re a boating novice or a crusty old sea dog, the right kind of powerboat training is money well spent. What powerboat course is right for you? …Read More

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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    Propeller cavitation and ventilation explained

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 21, 2016

    These terms are often used interchangeably and inaccurately, so let’s set the record straight. …Read More

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    Boating with babies and toddlers: 10 top tips

    Kim Koditek
    Sep 6, 2016

    Are you ready to handle a boat while also handling a baby? We’ll tell you all you need to know to keep your little one safe and happy while onboard. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Safe sailing: how to avoid hazardous waters

    Rupert Holmes
    May 16, 2016

    To master the art of safe sailing, you need a sturdy boat and an in-depth knowledge of man-made and natural forces at sea. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    8 ways to put friends and family off sailing

    Rupert Holmes
    May 2, 2016

    How not to skipper a boat. A light-hearted look at all the ways poor seamanship can ruin a sailing trip. …Read More

  10. How-To / Seamanship

    3 tips for boat handling in big waves

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 4, 2016

    Understanding the likely handling characteristics of your boat in heavy seas is key to safely and speedily making progress, says Lenny Rudow. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    Optimus outboard joystick control in action

    Lenny Rudow
    Mar 24, 2016

    Lenny Rudow demonstrates the instant control offered by the Optimus outboard joystick control system. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Seamanship

    Berthing basics: how to tie up a boat

    Gary Reich
    Jan 11, 2016

    Learning how to tie up a boat is essential for safe, happy boating. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat damage: how to handle it safely

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 6, 2016

    Rupert Holmes looks at the actions to take if your boat sustains damage …Read More

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