How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat words: understanding boating terminology

    Gary Reich
    May 7, 2018

    Wishing your understood the language of boating and yachting? Read our beginners' guide to the most commonly heard boat words out on the water. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Keep warm onboard

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Jan 31, 2018

    From oil lamps and heaters, to shrink wrapping and tropical getaways, here's your all-inclusive guide to staying warm onboard your boat this winter season. …Read More

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    Boating in heavy fog

    Lenny Rudow
    Jan 30, 2018

    Nobody wants to be caught on the water in heavy fog, but if you’re a boater it’s bound to happen sooner or later. Here are five tips that will help you get home. …Read More

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    How to water ski

    Brett Becker
    Jan 24, 2018

    Learning to waterski can be amusing for spectators, but our guide can help you make those first steps as smooth as possible. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    How to drive a personal watercraft

    Brett Becker
    Jan 10, 2018

    Driving a personal watercraft isn't as easy as you might imagine, our guide has some handy tips to ensure success and help keep you safe. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat organisation and storage tips

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Jan 5, 2018

    A place for everything and everything in its place; we share the best onboard organisation solutions. …Read More

  10. How-To / Seamanship

    Fire fighting at sea

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 20, 2017

    How to fight a fire on board, we look at a few easy prevention tips to keep you safe and the fire fighting equipment that should be on every boat. …Read More

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    Shorthanded sailing guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 26, 2017

    How do you go about sailing singlehanded or doublehanded? Shorthanded sailing is both popular and practical, read our essential to setting your boat up and prepare to enjoy life without a big crew. …Read More

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  14. 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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