How-to

  1. How-To / Buying & Selling

    How to Sell Your Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Nov 11, 2016

    Selling a used boat? Here's a step by step guide to make it happen quickly and easily. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    The Outboard Expert: Four-Stroke Outboard Oil Check

    Charles Plueddeman
    Oct 19, 2016

    Don’t just pull the dipstick—here’s the right way to check the oil level in a four-stroke outboard. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    Marine Diesel Fuel: What You Need to Know

    Ed Sherman
    Sep 29, 2016

    Compared to gasoline, diesel fuel has some advantages in the boating world, but it needs careful attention too. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Maintenance

    Boating Tips: Basic Trailer Maintenance

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 27, 2016

    If you own a trailer boat, tune in for these basic trailer maintenance tips. …Read More

  8. How-To / Maintenance

    Outboard Expert: Marine Oil for Outboard Engines

    Charles Plueddeman
    Sep 19, 2016

    Automotive oil doesn’t belong in the sump of your four-stroke outboard. Here’s why. …Read More

  9. How-To / Maintenance

    Budgeting for Boat Maintenance: How Hands On Will You Be?

    Doug Logan
    Sep 7, 2016

    Upkeep chores and materials will cost more or less depending on the type of boat you own, where you keep it and, of course, on your own patience, skills, and bankroll. …Read More

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  11. How-To / Seamanship

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

    Gary Reich
    Sep 1, 2016

    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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  13. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: How to Anchor Your Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 30, 2016

    Anchoring a boat is a simple process but if you miss any of these key factors, your boat won’t stay put. …Read More

  14. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Navigate a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 18, 2016

    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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