How-to

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to buy a boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Jan 16, 2018

    So you want to buy a boat? Exactly how should you proceed? This guide tells you all you need to know. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    How to drive a personal watercraft

    Brett Becker
    Jan 10, 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 / Buying & Selling

    Boat building problems to watch out for

    Ed Sherman
    Jan 2, 2018

    Boat builders and aftermarket installers are usually careful and professional. But the devil’s in the details. Be alert to construction flaws like these. …Read More

  10. 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

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Is my marine battery installation safe?

    Ed Sherman
    Dec 11, 2017

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

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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    How to paint a boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 21, 2017

    Read our ultimate boat painting guide. Whether you have a 30ft yacht or a 20ft fishing boat, the principles are the same, Rupert Holmes shares his expertise. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    Fire fighting at sea

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 20, 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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