You’re ready to slip the lines, the engine’s ticking, lifejackets are on, and breakables are stowed, but are you really prepared for cruising abroad?
Faced with petrol or diesel, be realistic. Diesel engines have a reputation for greater reliability and safety, and at present for far cheaper fuel costs
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the various kinds of engine installation and which is best suited to your boating needs?
We outline the kit you should carry and the safety measures you should take to ensure you can cruise without concern
It doesn’t have to cost the earth to learn to sail – we’ve worked out three plans for different budgets
Getting into sailing is not only great fun, but this exciting hobby also acts as good exercise, depending on what boat you’re in
Five top tips to make the Round the Island Race plain sailing – even if it’s your first time
A suit of sails doesn’t come cheap these days so we’ve outlined a number of sail care tips to help prolong their life
Find out the boat cleaning jobs you need to do to get your vessel into excellent shape before she heads out on the water
Get your boat into shape ahead of the new season with our guide to antifouling
Seajet have produced a 60 page catalogue containing product information and extensive application advice. Please request one from your local retailer or country distributor.
Work out how much anti-foul paint and primer you need for your boat with our online calculator
When buying a boat there are some key steps you should follow to make sure you get the perfect boat for your needs. Here you'll find Motor Boats Monthly's top…
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Battery monitors, power packs and distilled water solutions from Barden
More information about solar power
More information about chargers and inverters
High performance in marine environments
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