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  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: How to Use a Tiller Steer Outboard

    Lenny Rudow
    Sep 5, 2017

    Many small boats have tiller steer outboards instead of a steering wheel—this short video shows us the basics of how to use them. …Read More

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  3. How-To / Seamanship

    Boating Tips: Should You Have an Anchor Cam?

    Lenny Rudow
    Aug 8, 2017

    If you anchor often, this useful idea could help you run your boat more effectively. …Read More

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  6. How-To / Maintenance

    Boating Tips: How to Plug Screw Holes Below the Waterline in a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Jul 18, 2017

    This method of plugging old screw holes is effective, and will save you from a trip to the repair shop. …Read More

  7. 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

  8. How-To / Buying & Selling

    10 Boat Building Problems to Watch Out For

    Ed Sherman
    Jun 6, 2017

    Boat builders and aftermarket installers are usually careful and professional. But the devil’s in the details. Be alert to construction flaws like these. …Read More

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  10. How-To / Maintenance

    Water Problems in Boat Fuel: Sponsored By Sea Tow

    Ed Sherman
    Apr 21, 2017

    Sooner or later, chances are that you’re going to have water in your fuel. Here are steps that will help prevent or at least delay the problem, and manage it when the time comes. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    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

  13. How-To / Maintenance

    10 Electrical Problems Every Boater Should Watch Out For

    Ed Sherman
    Apr 14, 2017

    An expert in marine electrical systems—and the boats they’re installed in—highlights issues that should be kept in mind by any boater who has electricity on board. …Read More

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