How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    How Do You Cleat a Line? Sounds So Easy

    Staff
    Jul 18, 2013

    Putting a line on a cleat may seem like a simple task, but many new boaters never learn how to do it properly – and as a result, their boat may leave the dock without them. …Read More

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    Manic Monday Videos: Why you should wear a life jacket

    Lauren DeVlaming
    Jul 15, 2013

    You never know what will happen on the water, which is why safety — including life jackets — should be your first priority. …Read More

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  4. How-To / Seamanship

    The Top 10 Mistakes Power Boaters Make: Don’t Do This!

    Lenny Rudow
    Jul 6, 2013

    Everybody makes mistakes, but some are worse than others. Don’t make one of these top 10 mistakes boaters commonly commit, or you’ll spend the rest of your summer on dry land. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    iPad Route Planning: Covering the Current

    Doug Logan
    Jun 21, 2013

    A new e-book explains how to combine Navionics and Marine Tides Planner software in planning your voyage, to make the best use of tidal current. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Collision Course with a Crossing Boat? How to Know

    Doug Logan
    Apr 10, 2013

    Here are a couple of ways to manage the chronic headache of 'constant bearing, decreasing range.' …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    Preventing Fire, Shock, and That Sinking Feeling

    Carol Cronin
    Apr 4, 2013

    Guest blogger John Adey, President of the American Boat and Yacht Council, explains how his organization works to improve your boating safety. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    Maritime Rules of the Road: A Primer for Boaters

    Tony Bessinger
    Jan 25, 2013

    A professional mariner and U.S. Coast Guard masters license instructor explains the view from the bridge, and lays out the basics of watch-keeping and the marine pecking order for pleasure-boaters. …Read More

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