On the Water: Resources

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    Living on a boat

    Alex Smith

    If you fancy joining the UK’s growing community of liveaboard boaters, it pays to understand the basics of living on a boat. …Read More

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    Best racing powerboats off-the-shelf

    Alex Smith

    We select ten off-the-shelf leisure boats that give you a real taste of race boat performance. …Read More

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    Powerboat racing

    Alex Smith

    Ever fancied racing a powerboat, or simply interested in learning more about powerboat racing? All you need to know. …Read More

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    Best pocket money powerboats

    Alex Smith

    Alex Smith hunts down a selection of powerboats to suit even the most modest budget. …Read More

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    Best Christmas presents for sailors

    Gael Pawson

    Struggling to find the perfect present for the sailor in your life? Here are a host of Christmas gift ideas. …Read More

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    Marine engines and power systems

    Gael Pawson

    Outboard engines, inboards, pod drives, jets, V drives, diesel, and petrol - we’ll help you understand all the types of marine engines on the water. …Read More

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    Best canal boat holidays

    Alex Smith

    From the Norfolk Broads to the Yorkshire Dales, we pick the UK's most outstanding canal boat holiday destinations for inland waterway bliss. …Read More

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    Best sailing books

    Gael Pawson

    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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    VHF radio guide

    Alex Smith

    A comprehensive guide to marine VHF radio for leisure boaters; what is a VHF and what to look for when buying one. …Read More

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    Southampton boating guide

    Rupert Holmes

    The Southampton area, on the UK’s south coast, is one of the biggest boating and boat buying hubs in Europe, with a huge choice of all types of sail and motor craft for sale. …Read More

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