How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    How to Fix Your Marine Toilet

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 15, 2021

    With proper use marine toilets are normally very reliable, but what do you do when something goes wrong? Rupert Holmes has the answers …Read More

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    Is my boarding ladder safe?

    Ed Sherman
    Jul 5, 2021

    Transom boarding ladders can be tricky to deploy from the water, especially for kids. …Read More

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    Summer yacht maintenance: essential tips

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 1, 2021

    Don't let a silly breakdown ruin your boating enjoyment. Maintain your yacht with a few simple checks. …Read More

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    How to secure cables and hoses in your engine room

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 24, 2021

    Nylon wire ties will harden and become brittle in the heat of the engine compartment. Use metal P-clamps instead. …Read More

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    Is My Marine Battery Installation Safe?

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 16, 2021

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

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    Outboard engine cooling system problems

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 7, 2021

    Outboard engine cooling systems can be the root cause of many issues, and it's key to fix outboard engine problems before they cause serious damage. …Read More

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    Sail care: how to look after your sails

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 3, 2021

    How you look after your sails can make a big difference to their lifespan and your pocket. …Read More

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    10 ways to save fuel

    Alex Smith
    May 28, 2021

    How can you save money on your boat's fuel bill? We share some top fuel-saving tips that will be kind on your wallet and cut your fuel use. …Read More

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    How to replace rudder bearings

    Rupert Holmes
    May 21, 2021

    Rudder bearings have a finite lifespan, especially on a well-used boat, but are generally relatively easy to replace. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat towing guide: 10 tips to tow my boat

    Rupert Holmes
    May 14, 2021

    Safety is essential when towing your boat on the road, as Rupert Holmes and Lenny Rudow explain. …Read More

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