How-to: Seamanship

  1. 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

  2. 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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  4. 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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    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

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: 3 Tips for Captaining a Pontoon Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Mar 14, 2017

    Are you going to swap out that V-hull for a pontoon boat? If so, you need to know these three tips. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: Choosing the Best Marine Binoculars

    Lenny Rudow
    Feb 14, 2017

    If you’re looking for a new pair of marine binoculars, either image stabilized or old-tech, these tips will help you make the right choice. …Read More

  10. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: Three Tips for Steering a New Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 6, 2016

    If you’re new to boating, watch this video to pick up a few quick and easy tips that will help you steer safely. …Read More

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  12. 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

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  14. 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

  15. 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

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