1. How-To / Maintenance

    Diesel engine maintenance tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 14, 2021

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

  2. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boat surveys: an essential guide

    Alex Smith
    Dec 9, 2021

    It might not be the first thing on your mind, but a boat survey might actually prove to be the best money you ever spend. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    Is my exhaust outlet placement safe?

    Ed Sherman
    Nov 30, 2021

    Diesel exhaust fumes coming through an open porthole can be highly unhealthy, if not dangerous. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Self-tapping screws: reduce the ouch

    Ed Sherman
    Nov 23, 2021

    Self-tapping screws are common in production boats - they save time and cost. But protruding points need to be tamed. …Read More

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boat insurance

    Alex Smith
    Nov 16, 2021

    Top advice about finding the perfect yacht or boat insurance deal in this essential boat insurance guide. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Sealing wood end-grain to prevent delamination

    Ed Sherman
    Nov 11, 2021

    It is definitely worth taking the time to seal the end grain of any plywood on your boat. Boatbuilders should all do it, but many do not. …Read More

  10. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Is Autumn the Best Time to Sell or Buy a Boat?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 30, 2021

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

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    How to plug screw holes below the waterline

    Charles Plueddeman
    Oct 22, 2021

    Knowing how to plug screw holes will save you needing to a boat builder involved. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to choose your first sailing yacht

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 18, 2021

    The more accurately you can picture ideal sailing location, wind conditions and crew, the easier it is to choose your first yacht. …Read More

  15. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Using a broker

    Carol Cronin
    Oct 2, 2021

    Should you use a yacht broker for your boat sale? What are the advantages? …Read More

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