On the Water: Resources

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    Best boating dogs

    Alex Smith

    If you want to share your boat with a dog that will genuinely enjoy the experience, you need to make a well-informed choice. Alex Smith steers you in the right direction. …Read More

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    RIB buying guide

    Alex Smith

    With such a wholesale change in leisure RIBs over the last decade, picking the right one can be a challenge. Alex Smith clarifies the key issues …Read More

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    Outboard engine buying

    Alex Smith

    With a bewildering array of outboard engines now available, it pays to know what you’re after. Alex Smith outlines the choices …Read More

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    Best boating holiday ideas

    Gael Pawson

    We run through a few sailing and boating holiday options, from beach-based dinghy sailing to cruising flotilla or bareboat options… what could be better than enjoying a week or two on the water? …Read More

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    Boat valuations: how to price a boat for sale

    Rupert Holmes

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

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    Get your family boating

    Gael Pawson

    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 prepare a boat for sale

    Rupert Holmes

    How to maximise your chances of a smooth, hassle-free sale - use this handy guide to prepare your boat for sale. …Read More

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    Sailing boats: sailboat types, rigs, uses and definitions

    Rupert Holmes

    Sailing boats, sometimes referred to as sailboats, come in a wide range of sizes and types with different keels, rig types and sails. Here's what you need to know to understand the basics. …Read More

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    Boat membership and fractional ownership schemes

    Rupert Holmes

    Whatever size of boat you'd like to own, however deep your pockets, sometimes it doesn't make sense to buy your own boat. Many people are converting to new fractional owner schemes that allow members increased flexibility and remove most of the hassle-factor of owning a boat. …Read More

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    Boat anchors

    Alex Smith

    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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