How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Common powerboating mistakes

    Alex Smith
    Sep 15, 2015

    Alex Smith disregards his own helming inadequacies to poke fun at some of the world’s most commonplace powerboating mistakes. Images courtesy of the RNLI. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Ocean rowing: 7 essentials for safe sea sculling

    Rob Melotti
    Aug 18, 2015

    What exactly does it take to row across the Atlantic safely and swiftly? Rob Melotti spoke to ocean rowing team "Atlantic Reunion" to find out. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    Common boat manoeuvring errors

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 29, 2015

    We’ve all seen boats that get basic manoeuvres wrong – Rupert Holmes looks at the 12 most common manoeuvring errors and how to avoid them. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    How to park a narrowboat: 10 top tips

    Alex Smith
    Jul 16, 2015

    Alex Smith completes his mini-series of inland helming tips with a look at how to park a narrowboat in a safe and stress-free fashion. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Canal locks: how to operate one

    Alex Smith
    May 19, 2015

    Alex Smith takes the mystery out of operating an inland lock... …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    How to drive a narrowboat

    Alex Smith
    May 3, 2015

    If you’re planning to drive a narrowboat on holiday this season, avoid the pitfalls and get it right, says serial fist shaker, Alex Smith. …Read More

  10. How-To / Seamanship

    How to tow a boat across a beach

    Staff
    Mar 24, 2015

    If you find yourself a long way from civilisation, knowing how to tow a boat across a beach could actually save your life! …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    How to berth safely: wind against tide

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 10, 2015

    Rupert Holmes explains how to master wind against tide conditions and berth safely every time. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Seamanship

    Risk taking in the Volvo Ocean Race

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 21, 2015

    Are we seeing a new dynamic in the Volvo Ocean Race? Rupert Holmes looks at the race leaderboard and where some teams are opting to take calculated risks. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    Powerboat simulator online: practice makes perfect

    Rob Melotti
    Jan 8, 2015

    If you're worried that your docking skills are getting rusty take a few minutes to try out this powerboat simulator. …Read More

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