How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Boating tips: outboard laying up blunder

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 3, 2015

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

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    Efficient boat refrigeration: a how-to guide

    Rupert Holmes
    Sep 11, 2015

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

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    Sail cleaning and coating

    Rupert Holmes
    Jul 8, 2015

    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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    Onboard fire prevention: 7 safety essentials

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 8, 2015

    As with any serious threat to your health or safety, fire prevention is infinitely preferable to fire extinguishing, as Rupert Holmes explains. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat cleaning: how to care for your hull

    Rupert Holmes
    May 11, 2015

    Rupert Holmes looks at some simple ways to keep your boat clean and make it stay that way. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Non-slip deck painting: 10 tips

    Doug Logan
    Apr 29, 2015

    No matter what materials and methods you use when tackling a deck painting job, these fundamentals apply to every approach. …Read More

  10. How-To / Maintenance

    14 tips to make sure your safety gear is in order

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 24, 2015

    Whether you’re an old salt or a brand new boater, you need to make sure your safety gear is in order. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Should I invest in new antifouling technology?

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 3, 2015

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the new antifouling technology options but finds the price is probably still too high. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Maintenance

    Yachting ropes explained

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 30, 2015

    A little bit of knowledge will go a long way in helping you to choose the right rope for the job on your yacht, as Rupert Holmes explains. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Gas safety onboard: guide for yachts and powerboats

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 6, 2015

    A modern gas safety system may cost a bit for a proper installation, but should be relatively inexpensive to maintain. …Read More

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