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How to repair a boat floor

How to repair a boat floor
Repeated exposure to the elements, especially water, tends to wreak havoc on boat floors. When boat floors show signs of having a soft or spongy texture then it is an indication of possible rot. Luckily, replacing them can be done relatively easily and quickly, allowing you to be back on the water in no time....
March 30, 2018

7 Simple steps to restore teak on a boat back to its original condition

Everything ages, including your teak woodwork. Over time, nature’s elements and general wear will stain a teak boat. Here are a few simple steps to help Restore Your Teak, either with teak oil or varnish: Teak oil option: Clean the surface – wipe away any dirt with a damp rag. Deep clean – there are...
March 30, 2018

How to troubleshoot a boat engine

How to Troubleshoot a Boat Engine
It’s not ideal when you find yourself stranded on the water with boat engine failure. Not even the most rigorous maintenance schedules can Prevent Engine Problems – it’s inevitable. Figuring out what’s wrong is the next problem! There are a few things to keep in mind when dealing with engine issues, which may help keep...
March 30, 2018

8 ways to make your gel coat last longer

8 Ways to Make Your Gel Coat Last Longer
Much like your own skin, proper care of the outer layer of your boat’s fiberglass hull is essential to maintain a fresh, youthful and quite simply great look! This layer of resin not only provides a glossy colourful finish but also seals the fiberglass against water and moisture. Here are some top tips to keep...
March 30, 2018

Traditional Boat Navigation 101

Traditional Boat Navigation 101
Traditional Boat Navigation: Everyone has a sense of direction, some notably better than others, to help ‘navigate’ through life. At sea, navigating opens up a whole new dimension, or level of complexity. Not good for the clueless. As there are no paved roads or designated paths, navigating at sea becomes a tricky business. Visibility on...
March 25, 2018

4 Awesome Things to Do on a Yacht Charter

Being out on the water opens up a whole new dimension – above and below the surface. So what makes a charter vacation so different? Here are a few things that make these ‘floating holidays’ stand out: Carte Blanche Essentially, a charter vacation is designed around ‘whatever takes your fancy’. Is it to explore an...
March 9, 2018

What to Bring on Your Ultimate Yacht Charter Vacation

Counting down the days till your upcoming Charter vacation? Well, to make sure you’re ready, it’s best to start planning now. Don’t go overboard as you don’t need to bring everything; the kitchen sink can be left at home. All that is needed are the essentials. Here are some tips as to what to bring:...
March 6, 2018

How to Pick the Best Charter Yacht for Your Event

There is always a reason to celebrate and you may want to do in ultimate style – aboard a yacht. Whether it’s to celebrate a milestone, a team-building event or a corporate function; the options are vast. It’s just a matter of choosing the right charter vessel to suit your requirements. To help you make...
March 4, 2018

Chartering a Yacht? 4 Important Tips to Consider

You don’t have to own a boat to enjoy a day out at sea, chartering is an excellent option that can introduce you to the joys of boating, and who knows, might convince you to invest in one of your own. Here are some things to think about before chartering: Budget Quite a crucial point;...
March 1, 2018

5 Remarkable Benefits of Yacht Chartering You Should Know

The image of soaking up the sun with a good book in hand, and a cold drink in the other, on your own private yacht, is very appealing! Forking out vast sums of money to own your own boat may not be as attractive. Chartering just may be the perfect solution. Here are a few...
February 26, 2018

Top 10 Tips to Make Docking Less Stressful for New Boaters

As a novice captain there will be many daunting chapters in boating but none as challenging as docking in a marina, especially if it is chocker block full. Here below are some tips to help you navigate successfully: 1. Speed control Become one with your boat and understand how she handles, especially at bare steerageway....
February 21, 2018

How to Clean Your Boat Vinyl

Vinyl tends to be very popular in today’s world and can be found pretty much anywhere on a boat; boat seats, interior furnishings, upholstery and so forth. This petroleum-based plastic is popular thanks to its strength and resistance to dirt, soil and water – hence making it a great material to use. However, boat maintenance...
February 18, 2018
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