How-to

  1. 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

  2. Advertisement
  3. 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

  4. Advertisement
  5. Advertisement
  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    Boating Tips: Should You Get a Pontoon Boat, or a Tri-Toon?

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 2, 2016

    If you’re in the market for a pontoon boat, you’ll have to decide whether to opt for two tubes or three. Here are the factors you need to consider. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: The Difference Between Ventilation and Cavitation

    Lenny Rudow
    Jul 19, 2016

    These terms are often used interchangeably—and inaccurately—so let’s set the record straight. …Read More

  10. Advertisement
  11. Advertisement
  12. How-To / Maintenance

    Through-Hull Fittings: Metal, Marelon, Mounting, and Maintenance

    Ed Sherman
    Jul 7, 2016

    No matter what your through-hull fittings are made of, periodic lubrication and maintenance are key. …Read More

  13. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: Is a Boat Lift Right for You?

    Lenny Rudow
    Jul 5, 2016

    Keeping your boat on a lift is convenient and good for the boat, but there are a few down-sides. …Read More

  14. Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement