How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    How autopilots work

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 3, 2017

    All you need to know about autopilots and self-steering gear, how they work, what features to look for and how to choose the right one for your needs. …Read More

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    10 ways to save fuel

    Alex Smith
    Dec 14, 2016

    How can you save money on your boat's fuel bill? We share some top fuel-saving tips that will be kind on your wallet and cut your fuel use. …Read More

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  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    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

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  11. 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

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  13. 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

  14. 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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