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2014-07-30 12:55:01

Upgrade Your Boat Toilet

If you are looking to buy a boat toilet, there are several issues that you need to consider. Learn more about boat toilets in this informative guide.


2014-08-06 14:01:44

How to Use Flares

Sailing flares are an essential piece of kit for everyone who intends to go sailing. Read on to find out more about how to use emergency flares.


2014-08-06 14:59:35

Advice on Marine Paint

A look at marine paint and what its uses are. This includes details on boat paint, polish and antifouling paint for boats.


2014-08-06 13:23:17

How to Use Admiralty Charts

Learn about admiralty charts in this informative guide.  For tips and advice on navigation charts, read this article.


2015-02-17 16:52:07

Boat Antifouling Guide

Advice guide to antifouling paint and making sure your boat is fully protected. Including steps from start to finish on applying antifouling paint.


2014-08-11 14:48:46

How to Buy Life Jackets for Children

Life jackets are of vital importance for anybody who is on or near the water but even more so for children. Read on to find out about sailing life jackets for children.


2014-08-11 14:45:46

Marine Toilets - Maintenance and Servicing

Modern marine toilets require hardly any maintenance but it is at your own risk if you do not do the simple marine toilet maintenance tasks that are required.


2014-08-06 15:21:11

Learning Sailing Guide

If you want to learn sailing then there are a number of skills which you will be required to learn. If you want to start sailing then this article is for you as it will outline all of the basic stuff you need to know including safety gear, equipment, sailing laws and regulations.


2014-08-06 15:16:55

Keeping Valuables Dry at Sea

Information on how to keep your valuables dry at sea. Accessories such as an aquapac and a waterproof bag can prove useful in keeping items dry, as this guide explains.


2014-08-06 15:07:33

Boat Paint Advice

Information about boat paint and all the different types needed in order to maintain your boat properly. Find out what applications are required to give the best protection and look to your boat.


2014-08-11 14:56:52

Painting Boat Guide

Guide to marine paint detailing how to paint a boat properly so that you can maintain your vessel and keep it looking fresh.


2015-02-25 10:18:56

Top Tips for Marine Maintenance

Boat maintenance can be very time consuming but if you love your boat and want to keep it in tip top condition then the steps given  are a guide to marine maintenance that you will need to carry out on a regular basis.


2014-08-06 14:53:22

Getting Your Boat Ready for the New Season

Good boat maintenance is essential before the start of a new boating season. Even if your boat was in good working order at the end of last season, there will still be important checks to be carried out.


2014-08-26 11:54:14

Taking Care of Life Jackets

Life jackets are one of, if not the most important items of safety device on any vessel and great care should be taken to ensure that all sailing life jackets are kept in tip top condition, not only because they are expensive but a life jacket is depended on to save somebody’s life in an emergency.


2015-01-28 13:53:53

Get your boat set for winter

Winterisation will help to protect the controls and electrics in your engine, incase any damp creeps in from the wet weather. Damp can also creep into the inside of the boat, so it’s important that your furnishings are protected, preventing nasty smells and possible mould.


2014-08-06 14:56:23

How to Clean Life Jackets

Do you need to know how to clean sailing life jackets? This guide outlines some vital tips on this important boat safety and comfort issue.


2014-08-11 14:52:41

Removing Mould from Life Jackets

Find out how to keep your life jackets clean and free of mould with this guide.


2014-08-06 14:32:42

How to Restore Wooden Boat Seats

Boat maintenance guide to restoring your old wooden boat seats so they look as good as new.


2014-08-06 14:23:13

How to Winterise Outboard Engines

Guide to outboard boat engines and how you can prepare yours for the winter period of storage.


2014-08-06 14:28:21

How to Clean Mouldy Boat Seats

Boat maintenance tips on cleaning your boat seats and making sure they are free of mould.


2014-08-06 14:36:07

How to Remove Mould from Life Jackets

Find out how you can keep your life jackets clean and free from mould with this guide.


2014-08-06 15:10:09

Using Antifouling Paint on Boats

Antifouling is an essential part of routine boat care. If you want to ensure your boat looks the part whatever the weather, learn more about antifouling in this guide.