How-to: Seamanship

  1. How-To / Seamanship

    Race to Alaska: The Ultimate Adventure?

    Jan 28, 2015

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

  2. 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

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  4. 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

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  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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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  12. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Tie a Bowline Knot

    Doug Logan
    Jun 10, 2014

    Learn how to tie the quintessential boating knot, the bowline, in this helpful how-to video. …Read More

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  14. How-To / Seamanship

    How to Tie Hitch Knots

    Doug Logan
    Jun 3, 2014

    Watch this how-to video to learn how to tie two common knots. …Read More

  15. How-To / Seamanship

    Do-It-Yourself Dock Line Splicing, part 2

    Gary Reich
    Feb 20, 2014

    Part two of our handy do-it-yourself guide to making your own looped dock lines. …Read More

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