Boats, Engines & Equipment Reviews

  1. Reviews

    Boat propellers

    Alex Smith
    Feb 15, 2022

    How do propellers work and how do you pick the right one? We explain the basics. …Read More

  2. Reviews

    How to choose antifouling paint

    Rupert Holmes
    Apr 13, 2021

    Antifouling is essential to prevent growth of weed and marine organisms on the bottom of any boat that is kept afloat. Rupert Holmes explains how to choose the best product for your vessel. …Read More

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  4. Reviews

    Buying a narrowboat

    Alex Smith
    Mar 23, 2021

    Fancy buying a narrowboat? Alex Smith helps you get started with a thorough guide to the types of boat and making the right choice …Read More

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  7. Reviews / Sports Cruiser

    Best powerboats to drive

    Alex Smith
    Dec 20, 2018

    Alex Smith selects ten special boats you really NEED to have a go in… …Read More

  8. Reviews

    Choose the right sailcloth

    Rupert Holmes
    Dec 17, 2018

    There’s a bewildering array of choices and compromises when it comes to choosing the material for new sails, we look at the sailcloth options. …Read More

  9. Reviews / Motorsailer (Sail)

    Best motor sailers

    Rupert Holmes
    Nov 29, 2018

    We take our pick of the best motor sailers from around the world. …Read More

  10. Reviews / Cruiser (Power)

    Best small classic powerboats

    Alex Smith
    Nov 26, 2018

    Alex Smith looks at five classic power boats that fully warrant a place on the wish-list of every powerboater with a soul… …Read More

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  12. Reviews

    Powerboating lifejackets

    Alex Smith
    Nov 15, 2018

    If small powerboats are your thing, a lifejacket or buoyancy aid is a vital piece of safety equipment. We share top tips and key information to help you select the right personal flotation device. …Read More

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  14. Reviews / High Performance

    The World's fastest powerboats

    Alex Smith
    Sep 17, 2018

    Alex Smith roots out five iconic speed machines that deserve a place in the powerboating hall of fame… …Read More

  15. Reviews

    Wetsuits for boating and sailing

    Alex Smith
    Jul 7, 2018

    Alex Smith clarifies the core issues to consider when buying a wetsuit …Read More

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