On the Water: Resources

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    12-Volt Basics for Boaters

    Ed Sherman

    Marine 12-volt systems aren't scary if you know the basic terms and understand how electricity flows in a circuit. Then it's just one circuit at a time. …Read More

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    How To Sail A Boat

    Carol Cronin

    Sailing fundamentals: here's a step-by-step guide to learning the lifelong sport. …Read More

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    Renting Boats Is Getting Easier with Boat Sharing

    Tim Claxton

    Updates to boat sharing services make renting your boat via P2P boat easier than ever. …Read More

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    Replacing an Enclosure: Five Design Tips

    Zuzana Prochazka

    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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    How To Winterize a Boat

    Gary Reich

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

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    Lenny's Boating Tips Video: Stepped Hulls

    Lenny Rudow

    Our senior editor Lenny Rudow describes how stepped hulls work. …Read More

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    Super Cheap CHIRP: Inexpensive Fishfinders with New Technology

    Lenny Rudow

    You can now buy a fishfinder with CHIRP technology for less than $300. Does cheap CHIRP work? We'll find out. …Read More

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    Lenny's Boating Tips Video: Boat Hull Basics

    Lenny Rudow

    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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    Marine Canvas Enclosures: What’s What and What's New

    Zuzana Prochazka

    Sunbrella, Weblon, Herculite, Isinglass, Makrolon, EZ2CY, and Strataglass are just some of the options to choose from for a cockpit cover, bimini, or dodger. …Read More

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    Boat Towing Guide: How to Trailer a Boat

    Lenny Rudow

    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

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