How-to

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Kill cord failure: common causes

    Alex Smith
    Jan 29, 2021

    Training powerboat operators to always test the kill cord before setting off is still the best way to ensure safety on the water, says the RYA. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    Efficient boat refrigeration: a how-to guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 21, 2021

    Rupert Holmes reviews the options for saving battery power by making more efficient refrigeration onboard. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to prepare a boat for sale

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 21, 2021

    How to maximise your chances of a smooth, hassle-free sale - use this handy guide to prepare your boat for sale. …Read More

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  7. How-To

    Best short sea passages around the UK

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 19, 2021

    Rupert Holmes picks six of the most interesting short sea passages around the coast of the UK. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Berthing basics: how to tie up a boat

    Gary Reich
    Jan 15, 2021

    Learning how to tie up a boat is essential for safe, happy boating. …Read More

  9. How-To / Buying & Selling

    High performance powerboats: buyer's guide

    Matt Trulio
    Jan 12, 2021

    If you're the type of person who has never been fast enough, you need to read this guide to buying high performance powerboats. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Sail cleaning and coating

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 8, 2021

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the benefits of paying for professional sail cleaning over the cost of buying new sails. …Read More

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  12. How-To

    Yacht club or sailing club: choose the right one

    Gael Pawson
    Jan 5, 2021

    There are plenty of yacht clubs or sailing clubs to choose from across the UK, but how do you know which one to join? Gael Pawson and Jeanne Craig outline a few of the key elements you’ll want to consider. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    How to clean your outboard engine

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 22, 2020

    Taking the time to clean your outboard engine and keep it looking shiny will make you proud of your boat, while increasing resale value. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    How to upgrade and improve your yacht

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 18, 2020

    Rupert Holmes looks at improvements that will transform the comfort, efficiency and handling of any boat. …Read More

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