How-to

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating in heavy fog

    Lenny Rudow
    Jan 30, 2018

    Nobody wants to be caught on the water in heavy fog, but if you’re a boater it’s bound to happen sooner or later. Here are five tips that will help you get home. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    How to water ski

    Brett Becker
    Jan 24, 2018

    Learning to waterski can be amusing for spectators, but our guide can help you make those first steps as smooth as possible. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Part exchange: how to trade in your boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 17, 2018

    If you're planning to change boats, it is well worth looking into the part-exchange and trading in options available through brokers. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    How to drive a personal watercraft

    Brett Becker
    Jan 11, 2018

    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 / Seamanship

    Boat organisation and storage tips

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Jan 5, 2018

    A place for everything and everything in its place; we share the best onboard organisation solutions. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Prevent circuit board corrosion

    Ed Sherman
    Jan 1, 2018

    There's a simple solution to preventing circuit board corrosion on your boat. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Is my marine battery installation safe?

    Ed Sherman
    Dec 12, 2017

    Some parts of this arrangement are probably not a cause for concern; others are more worrisome. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    Fire fighting at sea

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 21, 2017

    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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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Diesel engine maintenance tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 16, 2017

    Diesel engines are pretty reliable - especially if you take the time to check them regularly. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    GPS antenna placement can make a difference

    Ed Sherman
    Nov 14, 2017

    Deck-mounted antennas should be located away from flailing lines and elbows, but with a clear view of the sky. …Read More

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