On the Water: Resources

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    Electrical Resistance on Boats: Keep That Voltage Drop in Check

    Ed Sherman

    In most onboard electrical circuits, resistance is the enemy. Learn what causes it, how to measure for it, and how to minimize it. …Read More

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    Choosing the Perfect Express Cruiser

    Lenny Rudow

    If you like sleek and sexy lines, fast speeds, and a cabin the family can overnight in, an express cruiser may be in your future. …Read More

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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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    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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