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  1. On the Water / Resources

    Boat membership and fractional ownership schemes

    Rupert Holmes
    May 24, 2018

    Whatever size of boat you'd like to own, however deep your pockets, sometimes it doesn't make sense to buy your own boat. Many people are converting to new fractional owner schemes that allow members increased flexibility and remove most of the hassle-factor of owning a boat. …Read More

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    Boat anchors

    Alex Smith
    May 17, 2018

    It may not be the most glamorous piece of kit, but a well-chosen anchor can bring a new dimension to your boat life. We explain the vital basics. …Read More

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    A guide to bow riders

    Alex Smith
    May 10, 2018

    Is a bow rider for you? Born in the USA, bow riders have found increasing popularity in the UK, we outline their main characteristics… …Read More

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    Powerboats

    Alex Smith
    Apr 23, 2018

    Powerboat hull shapes, common types and engines; all you need to know to get started. …Read More

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    Boat maintenance: how to look after your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 10, 2018

    Boat maintenance doesn't have to be time consuming, but a well-planned programme is essential for retaining your boat's value and ensuring reliability. …Read More

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    How to sell a boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 2, 2018

    Everything you need to know about selling your boat. This boat selling guide provides step-by-step information to sell your used boat. …Read More

  10. On the Water / News & Events

    Ian Atkins Keelboat Awards announced

    Gael Pawson
    Mar 8, 2018

    The Ian Atkins Keelboat Awards have been set up by the John Merricks Sailing Trust. …Read More

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    Best sailing books

    Gael Pawson
    Feb 28, 2018

    Searching out sailing books can be difficult, here are a few of the best novels, biographies and reference titles. …Read More

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  14. On the Water / Entertainment

    Slipways and launching sites for boating holidays

    Paula Irish
    Feb 26, 2018

    Our pick of some of the best dinghy sailing destinations, with slipways, camping and other accommodation - perfect for a family holiday with the boat. …Read More

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    Choosing a boat: which boat is right for me?

    Gael Pawson
    Feb 6, 2018

    What is the right boat? We take you through the pros, cons and main types of craft to enable you to make the best choice of craft for your circumstances. …Read More

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