How-to

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Boating Tips: How to Plug Screw Holes Below the Waterline in a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Jul 18, 2017

    This method of plugging old screw holes is effective, and will save you from a trip to the repair shop. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Navigate a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Jul 11, 2017

    Whether you own a sailboat or a motorboat, a yacht or a dinghy, you need to know how to navigate it. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    How-To Special: Basic Chartplotter Navigation

    Lenny Rudow
    Jun 29, 2017

    If you need a lesson on the basics of navigating with a modern chartplotter, this video will help. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Buying & Selling

    10 Boat Building Problems to Watch Out For

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 6, 2017

    Boat builders and aftermarket installers are usually careful and professional. But the devil’s in the details. Be alert to construction flaws like these. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    10 Tips to Keep Gel Coat Gleaming

    Lenny Rudow
    May 23, 2017

    We all want our boats to look as shiny as a mirror. Use these 10 maintenance tips, and your gel coat will gleam. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    The Ultimate Docking Guide: How to Dock a Boat with Single or Twin Engines, Joysticks, and More

    Gary Reich
    May 9, 2017

    Docking a boat can be difficult and stressful. In this guide, we’ll give you plenty of tips, tricks, and tactics that will make the job easier. …Read More

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  11. How-To / Maintenance

    Water Problems in Boat Fuel: Sponsored By Sea Tow

    Ed Sherman
    Apr 21, 2017

    Sooner or later, chances are that you’re going to have water in your fuel. Here are steps that will help prevent or at least delay the problem, and manage it when the time comes. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Maintenance

    Spring Commissioning for Your Boat

    Gary Reich
    Apr 18, 2017

    Everything you need to know to get your boat ready for the spring season can be found right here. …Read More

  14. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: Make Your VHF Radio DSC Active

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 18, 2017

    Having active DSC on your boat is one of the most important safety measures you can take. …Read More

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