How-to

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Tow a Boat Safely: Be Prepared

    Chris Caswell
    Jun 29, 2015

    How to tow and how to be towed: on both ends of the towline, seamanship counts. …Read More

  2. How-To / Maintenance

    My Boat Trailer Bit Me

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 25, 2015

    Synthetic rope like Dyneema is expensive, but it's a good replacement for worn, barb-ridden wire rope on trailer winches. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    Battery Cable Protection: Is This Overkill?

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 19, 2015

    The aim of the ABYC standard is to protect battery cable from chafe and possible short-circuit. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    Cruising with Dogs: 5 Tips to Keep Fido Safe and Happy

    Kim Kavin
    Jun 13, 2015

    Keeping your dog safe and happy on a boat means preparing in advance with a dog life jacket, dog-friendly water toys and more. …Read More

  8. How-To

    What to Look for in a Tow Vehicle

    Lenny Rudow
    Jun 11, 2015

    If you trailer your boat, you know that what you tow with is just as important as what you’re towing. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat Safety Gear You Need Aboard to Avoid a Ticket

    Gary Reich
    Jun 6, 2015

    Boating safety gear is no laughing matter; make sure you have the appropriate items aboard your boat. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Find Most Efficient Cruise on a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    May 31, 2015

    Find the most efficient cruise on your boat, and you'll save on gas money all season long. …Read More

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