How-to: Maintenance

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Boat heating choices and installation

    Rupert Holmes
    Feb 11, 2015

    Rupert Holmes helps you to choose the best heating system for your yacht or power boat and runs through how to install it. …Read More

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    How to dispose of an old fibreglass boat

    Rob Melotti
    Jan 15, 2015

    There are a few free ways to properly dispose of an old fibreglass boat, but it may cost money as well. …Read More

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    8 ways to make boat batteries last longer

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 30, 2014

    Pamper your boat batteries and they will keep charging, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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    What is AIS and is it worth fitting?

    Rupert Holmes
    Oct 23, 2014

    Rupert Holmes weighs up the options for boat owners trying to decide whether or not to fit AIS. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Electric winches: choosing and installing

    Rupert Holmes
    Aug 11, 2014

    If you are considering electric winches for your yacht there are a number of things to consider first, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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    Prepare for long distance cruising

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 3, 2014

    Assuming you've got the right boat in the right condition for long distance cruising, there are certain items you can't go without. …Read More

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    How to prepare a yacht for offshore sailing

    Rupert Holmes
    May 21, 2014

    Before loading your boat with essential kit for offshore sailing, check the fundamentals are in place, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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    Marine electrics: how to use good terminals and tools

    Staff
    Apr 18, 2014

    Common or garden connectors are not designed to withstand the corrosive marine environment. …Read More

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    10 free and cheap boat improvements

    Lenny Rudow
    Mar 21, 2014

    Even a complete lack of funds won't completely halt the determined owner from carrying out boat improvements. …Read More

  15. How-To / Maintenance

    Easier sail handling: 5 steps to a better deck layout

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 16, 2014

    Improving the layout of your deck gear can make sail handling less of a chore, Rupert Holmes shares five top tips. …Read More

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