How-to

  1. How-To / Maintenance

    Make Your Old Outboard Engine New Again

    Charles Plueddeman
    Sep 25, 2015

    If your old Johnson, Evinrude, Mercury, Mariner, or Yamaha is giving you trouble, it might just need a little love. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Learn to Handle a Go-Fast Catamaran

    Matt Trulio
    Sep 17, 2015

    Driving a high-performance catamaran safely takes expert training, understanding, and patience. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Maintenance

    Replacing an Enclosure: Five Design Tips

    Zuzana Prochazka
    Sep 15, 2015

    Whether replacing your boat’s enclosure or creating a new one, good design and knowing how to work with a canvas fabricator are both important. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Maintenance

    How To Winterize a Boat

    Gary Reich
    Sep 15, 2015

    Prepping for hibernation can't be ignored - here are all the details on how to winterize a boat …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Lenny's Fishing Tips: Choosing Skirted Offshore Trolling Lures

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 8, 2015

    Here's how to look for quality in an offshore skirted trolling lure the next time you walk into a tackle shop. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Lenny's Boating Tips Video: Boat Hull Basics

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 1, 2015

    If you're not sure of the difference between a deep-V and a tri-hull, this short video will explain the basics. …Read More

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  11. How-To

    Should the AC Terminals on My Distribution Panel Be Covered?

    Ed Sherman
    Aug 21, 2015

    You never want to cross paths with a 120-volt AC current on a boat. That's why the ABYC wants to make it hard for you to do so. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat Towing Guide: How to Trailer a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 18, 2015

    If you want to learn how to tow a boat you've come to the right place. With this guide, you can begin developing your trailering skills today. …Read More

  14. How-To

    Is My Fuse Panel Marine-Grade?

    Ed Sherman
    Aug 14, 2015

    Fuses with aluminum prongs don’t belong on boats. …Read More

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