How-to

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating with babies and toddlers: 10 top tips

    Kim Koditek
    Jul 29, 2021

    Are you ready to handle a boat while also handling a baby? We’ll tell you all you need to know to keep your little one safe and happy while onboard. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Fire Fighting at Sea

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 27, 2021

    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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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat Moorings and How to Pick One Up

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 22, 2021

    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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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Drive a Personal Watercraft

    Brett Becker
    Jul 19, 2021

    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

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    How to Fix Your Marine Toilet

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 15, 2021

    With proper use marine toilets are normally very reliable, but what do you do when something goes wrong? Rupert Holmes has the answers …Read More

  9. How-To

    Get Your Family Boating

    Gael Pawson
    Jul 12, 2021

    Looking to introduce your partner to boating? Keen that your child will grow up an avid sailor? Here you will find a host of ideas and vital advice to help you succeed in your aim to become a boating family. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Is my boarding ladder safe?

    Ed Sherman
    Jul 5, 2021

    Transom boarding ladders can be tricky to deploy from the water, especially for kids. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Summer yacht maintenance: essential tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 1, 2021

    Don't let a silly breakdown ruin your boating enjoyment. Maintain your yacht with a few simple checks. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to spot time wasters

    Carol Cronin
    Jun 28, 2021

    Identify time wasters before they waste too much of your time or interfere with selling your boat. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    How to secure cables and hoses in your engine room

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 24, 2021

    Nylon wire ties will harden and become brittle in the heat of the engine compartment. Use metal P-clamps instead. …Read More

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