How-to

  1. How-To

    Powerboating lifejackets

    Alex Smith
    Nov 15, 2018

    If small powerboats are your thing, a lifejacket or buoyancy aid is a vital piece of safety equipment. We share top tips and key information to help you select the right personal flotation device. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    Using LED lighting on your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 12, 2018

    LED lights are rapidly gaining in popularity for use on board. Rupert Holmes analyses the pros and cons… …Read More

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  4. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to spot time wasters

    Carol Cronin
    Nov 8, 2018

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

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  7. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Close the sale: legality and paperwork

    Carol Cronin
    Nov 5, 2018

    Overview of the paperwork and documentation you need to complete your boat sale. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    How to improve your boat security afloat

    Alex Smith
    Nov 1, 2018

    In a world of escalating marine theft, you need to take a proactive approach to security. Alex Smith looks at ten useful solutions. …Read More

  9. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to buy, sell and repair damaged boats

    Paul Grimes
    Oct 29, 2018

    Once a boat is written off by insurers, is it ever worth the risk of buying or selling again? Paul Grimes has the answers. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Deck fittings: service and repair tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 22, 2018

    A little regular maintenance on your yacht's deck fittings will go a long way to ensuring low-cost, safe boating. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Dehumidifiers: prevent damp on your boat

    Alex Smith
    Oct 18, 2018

    Damp is an enemy for any boat owner. Do compressor or dessicant dehumidifiers offer the best solution to prevent damp on your boat? …Read More

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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Sails: how to understand and buy sails

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 15, 2018

    On a sailing boat, your sails are in effect, your engine, and a vital part of your craft's equipment. Learn all about the different sail types and how to buy them in our comprehensive guide. …Read More

  15. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Is Autumn the best time to sell or buy a boat?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 11, 2018

    Rupert Holmes argues the case for buying and selling a boat in the Autumn. …Read More

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