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Guide to Boat Security Editor's Choice

Guide to Boat Security

In this article, we explore some of the security devices you can buy to help keep your boat and its contents safe, as well as some of the options you have for storing your boat when it's not being used. read more

Narrowboat Maintenance Guide

Narrowboat Maintenance Guide

Whether you love tinkering with machines, or find the prospect of opening an engine somewhat daunting, it is essential that you maintain and service your narrowboat. Repairs or replacements for your boat can be costly, and are often caused by lack of engine knowledge or simply from using the wrong battery. Other times, it could be an alternator failure, water contamination or a broken cable. read more

Guide to Buying and Owning a Yacht

Guide to Buying and Owning a Yacht

Spend an afternoon at a busy marina, and it’s clear that yachting is having something of a heyday. Whether you’ve previously sailed with a crew and are looking to next compete in your own vessel, or you are simply attracted to the lifestyle of leisurely weekends along the coast, owning a yacht is a dream for many. But what does owning a yacht involve, and how much will it all set you back? Our guide will help you understand the realities of yacht purchase and ownership. read more

RIB or SIB - which boat is better for you?

RIB or SIB - which boat is better for you?

The rigid inflatable boat (RIB) is an incredibly popular choice of power boat due to its versatility, speed and ability to cope with challenging conditions. However, many people incorrectly refer to all inflatable boats as RIBs, not knowing that some of these RIBs are in fact soft inflatable boats (SIBs). This means that they do not have a hard hull, so are easy to deflate and store, and also tend to be far more affordable than RIBs. read more

Power Boat Buyer’s Guide

Power Boat Buyer’s Guide

If you are looking to buy a power boat, a bit of background knowledge is essential, especially if it is the first time you have bought a boat. Doing your homework will help you make the right decision and ensure that you get the perfect boat for you. There are a number of practical considerations you need to make to get your started, such as what you will use the boat for, how large you need the vessel to be, your budget, and whether you will be buying new or used. read more