How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Anchors: a new generation; Bugel, Manson, Supreme, Rocna, Spade

    Rupert Holmes
    Sep 5, 2013

    Rupert Holmes catches up with the latest in anchor technology and finds the latest generation offers significantly improved performance. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat moorings and how to pick one up

    Rupert Holmes
    Aug 22, 2013

    Rupert Holmes looks at where to find suitable boat moorings and how to pick it up and secure the boat without fuss …Read More

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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    Want to try powerboating?

    Alex Smith
    Aug 20, 2013

    If buying a powerboat feels like too great a commitment, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a more tentative taster… …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    Knots for power boating

    Alex Smith
    Aug 6, 2013

    There are plenty of hairy sea dogs in this world who insist that tying knots is a mystical art on a par with levitation. It isn’t. Alex Smith shows you the four simple knots a powerboater needs to know. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Marina berthing: how to berth your boat perfectly

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 14, 2013

    It's the bit you dread most; after a successful day of sailing, you're faced with docking your yacht in an unfamiliar marina. Rupert Holmes outlines 10 steps to perfect marina berthing... …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Sailing through the snow: 3 events and 5 warming tips

    Gael Pawson
    Jan 22, 2013

    Leigh & Lowton, Island Barn and Crosby... just three of the club that ran snowy racing over the weekend, plus a few tips to stay warm on the water! …Read More

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  11. How-To / Seamanship

    Stand Up Paddleboards: SUP for fun and fitness

    Carol Cronin
    Dec 2, 2012

    If you crave more time on the water, check out the quickest way to get out on your local bay, river, or harbor: paddleboarding, also called Stand Up Paddle or SUP for short. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Seamanship

    How to safely hitch a boat trailer

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 16, 2012

    Anyone who is new to towing a boat will need to know how to hitch their trailer to their towing vehicle. Lenny Rudow has everything you need to know... …Read More

  14. How-To / Seamanship

    5 secret ways to stop being seasick

    Lenny Rudow
    Oct 7, 2012

    There are plenty of sailors who suffer from the dreaded seasickness every time they leave the dock - these handy tips could keep your lunch where it belongs …Read More

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