How-to

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Knot Tying Basics: Tips from Sea Tow

    Staff
    Dec 14, 2017

    Tying knots is essential knowledge for any savvy boater. Sea Tow suggests mastering these five basic knots while out at sea. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Staying Warm Onboard: The Do's and Don'ts

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Dec 7, 2017

    From oil lamps and heaters, to shrink wrapping and tropical getaways, here's your all-inclusive guide to staying warm onboard your boat this winter season. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Make Your Boat Go Faster

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 6, 2017

    Everyone likes zooming around on their boat, so why not make your own boat go a little bit faster? …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    Five Winter Disasters: Don’t Let These Happen to Your Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Oct 19, 2017

    During the long winter lay-up plenty of things can go awry. Make sure none of these winter disasters ruin your boat. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    How To Winterize a Boat

    Gary Reich
    Oct 12, 2017

    Prepping for hibernation can't be ignored—here's are all the details on winterizing your boat. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Maintaining Your Boat’s Diesel Engine

    Ed Sherman
    Sep 27, 2017

    Some parts of today’s marine diesels are complicated, but the basics of owner maintenance are pretty much the same as they’re always been. …Read More

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  11. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: How to Use a Tiller Steer Outboard

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 5, 2017

    Many small boats have tiller steer outboards instead of a steering wheel—this short video shows us the basics of how to use them. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: Should You Have an Anchor Cam?

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 8, 2017

    If you anchor often, this useful idea could help you run your boat more effectively. …Read More

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