How-to

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. 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

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  7. 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

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Where can I sell my boat

    John Burnham
    Dec 15, 2020

    To sell your boat, you only need one buyer, but to find them most sellers will need an advertisement with local, national, or even international reach. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat moorings: how to find the right one

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 11, 2020

    Finding a mooring that’s both convenient and affordable is not an easy task. Rupert Holmes outlines the options and shines a spotlight on where to look. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Laying-up and winterisation tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 11, 2020

    Laying-up time? This handy checklist can help you to ensure your boat is tucked up safe and sound this winter, ready to hit the new season in tip-top condition. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to buy a boat

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 4, 2020

    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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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Boating tips: outboard laying up blunder

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 1, 2020

    Take a look at this quick tip on preventing outboard engine frost damage this winter. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    Common boat manoeuvring errors

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 27, 2020

    We’ve all seen boats that get basic manoeuvres wrong – Rupert Holmes looks at the 12 most common manoeuvring errors and how to avoid them. …Read More

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