On the Water

  1. On the Water / Resources

    Get Your Family Boating

    Gael Pawson
    Jul 12, 2021

    Looking to introduce your partner to boating? Keen that your child will grow up an avid sailor? Here you will find a host of ideas and vital advice to help you succeed in your aim to become a boating family. …Read More

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    How to spot time wasters

    Carol Cronin
    Jun 28, 2021

    Identify time wasters before they waste too much of your time or interfere with selling your boat. …Read More

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    How to inspect a second-hand boat before buying

    Rupert Holmes
    Jun 20, 2021

    Take the opportunity to inspect a second-hand boat yourself before commissioning a survey or making an offer, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

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    Taking your dog on a boat: best tips

    Lenny Rudow
    May 18, 2021

    If you have a dog and you don’t take him on your boat, you are both missing out, Lenny Rudow outlines his top tips for sharing boating with your pooch. …Read More

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    How to negotiate boat prices

    Rupert Holmes
    May 11, 2021

    It should be possible to make your buyer feel like he's got a bargain without dropping below your minimum price, says Rupert Holmes. …Read More

  9. On the Water / Fishing

    How to fish: fishing for beginners

    Dave Barham
    Apr 27, 2021

    Want to try fishing from a boat but not sure where to start? This handy guide takes you through how to fish step by step, with some handy tips to boot. …Read More

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    Boat anchors

    Alex Smith
    Apr 6, 2021

    It may not be the most glamorous piece of kit, but a well-chosen anchor can bring a new dimension to your boat life. We explain the vital basics. …Read More

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  12. On the Water / Fishing

    Boat fishing in the UK: a guide

    Dave Barham
    Mar 9, 2021

    Have you ever wondered why people go boat fishing, or how to try it for yourself? Dave Barham explains how to go about enjoying a day’s fishing afloat. …Read More

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    Boat valuations: how to price a boat for sale

    Rupert Holmes
    Mar 2, 2021

    Make a correct call on your boat valuation and you will save time selling your boat. …Read More

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    Marine electrics: the basics of 12-Volt systems

    Ed Sherman
    Feb 26, 2021

    Understanding how a typical marine 12-Volt system actually works will make the back of the switchboard a much less scary place. …Read More

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