How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Safety Tips for Trailering a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 30, 2015

    Whether you haul a bass boat or a bowrider, these safety tips will help. …Read More

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  3. How-To / Seamanship

    10 Tips for Boating at Night

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 7, 2015

    Boating in the dark is a serious challenge—but these 10 tips will help. …Read More

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  6. How-To / Seamanship

    Race to Alaska: The Ultimate Adventure?

    Tim Claxton
    Jan 28, 2015

    750 miles, powered only by humans and sails. The Race to Alaska is on. …Read More

  7. How-To / Seamanship

    Which Fire Extinguisher Should I Be Using?

    Ed Sherman
    Jan 10, 2015

    Fire ports are meant to work with Halon or CO2 "clean agent" extinguishers, not the directional dry-chemical type. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Boats We Love: Norsafe GES 50MKIII

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 13, 2014

    What boat is more lovable than the one that saves your life? …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Aground! 5 Steps to Get an Outboard-Powered Boat Floating Again

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 1, 2014

    Running aground is no fun, and it can do serious damage to your boat and your outboard. To minimize the danger and get back on your way, follow these five steps. …Read More

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  11. How-To / Seamanship

    Fortress Anchor Testing: When It’s Good To Be a Stick in the Mud

    Gary Reich
    Aug 7, 2014

    Wonder which anchor works best? Fortress Anchors is hoping science can answer that question. …Read More

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  13. How-To / Seamanship

    Trailer Maintenance: 3 Lessons from the Frankentrailer

    Carol Cronin
    Jun 17, 2014

    An almost-breakdown brings home the importance of trailer maintenance and good equipment. …Read More

  14. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Tie Bend Knots

    Doug Logan
    Jun 17, 2014

    Bend knots are used for joining two lengths of line together. Learn how to tie two of them by watching this short video. …Read More

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