On the Water: Resources

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    How to start your kids dinghy sailing

    Paula Irish

    Getting your kids into dinghy sailing can be hugely rewarding and a great way of introducing them to skills which will stand them in good stead for any pastime on the water. Paula Irish shares her top tips gleaned from the experience of introducing her two children to the sport. …Read More

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    Is there any logic to owning a boat?

    Paul Grimes

    Paul Grimes questions his motives for buying, selling or even owning a boat. …Read More

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    How to select your advertising package on boats.com

    Carol Cronin

    Based on your needs, desired time frame, type of boat, select the right package for selling your boat. …Read More

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    How to sell a boat with an online classified ad

    Carol Cronin

    Some helpful hints and tips to help you build the best possible ad that will appeal to buyers. …Read More

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    How to handle enquiries about your boat

    Carol Cronin

    Be ready to respond to requests for more information. …Read More

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    10 emergency fix-it essentials to carry on every boat

    Lenny Rudow

    Whether you’re a sailor, a fishermen, a cruiser or a watersports enthusiast, if you have a boat, you should keep these 10 emergency items on board for on-the-water repairs. …Read More

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    Understanding fog: a boater's guide

    Alex Smith

    The unexpected appearance of fog can be very dangerous for the recreational boater, so it pays to know the basics. Alex Smith reports… …Read More

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    Want to try powerboating?

    Alex Smith

    If buying a powerboat feels like too great a commitment, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a more tentative taster… …Read More

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    Losing weight for sailing

    Gael Pawson

    Our video of the week is an amusing look at the extremes some sailors go to in order to lose weight for sailing …Read More

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    6 crazy ways to have fun on a boat

    Lenny Rudow

    From fishing golf to jousting... some crazy ideas to put the fun into boating …Read More

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