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  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat Towing Guide: How to Trailer a Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 17, 2022

    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

  2. How-To / Seamanship

    How To Navigate A Boat For First Time Boat Owners

    Lenny Rudow
    Mar 30, 2022

    Whether you own a sailboat or a motorboat, a yacht or a dinghy, you need to know how to navigate it. …Read More

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    Boat Building Basics: Fiberglass, Resin, Composites And Cores

    Lenny Rudow
    Feb 8, 2022

    A look at basic boat construction, fiberglass technology, and the fundamentals that modern boat builders use. …Read More

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  7. How-To / Seamanship

    Lightning Strikes And Boats: How To Stay Protected

    Ryan McVinney
    Jan 28, 2022

    How to avoid getting zapped by lightning on your boat while out on the water. …Read More

  8. How-To / Seamanship

    Five Winter Disasters: Don’t Let These Happen to Your Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Dec 11, 2021

    During the long winter lay-up plenty of things can go awry. Make sure none of these winter disasters ruin your boat. …Read More

  9. How-To / Seamanship

    How To Use Trim To Your Advantage

    Emma Coady
    Nov 10, 2021

    This simple guide walks you through how the trim works, what is meant by boat lingo used about the trim, and typical scenarios to watch out for. …Read More

  10. How-To / Seamanship

    Tide Charts Made Easy: New Wavve Boating App Simplifies Navigating Coastal Areas

    Ryan McVinney
    Jun 17, 2021

    Wavve Boating simplifies navigating tricky tidal regions for both new boaters and experienced captains alike. …Read More

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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    Boat Pre-Launch Checklist

    Valerie Mellema
    Aug 13, 2020

    From minor annoyances to serious failures, having a pre-launch checklist can prevent any mishaps. …Read More

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    How to Handle a Pontoon Boat

    Lenny Rudow
    Apr 2, 2020

    If you’re new to pontoon boats, you’ll want to know these tips. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    How To Sail A Boat

    Carol Cronin
    Mar 18, 2020

    How to sail a boat. Here's a step-by-step beginners guide to sailing. Learn about parts of a sailboat, sailing terms, sailing lines and wind direction. …Read More

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