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How to do a Rolling Hitch

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

Now and again you may need to secure a secondary line to a primary that’s under load (without slippage), so that tension is relieved.

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Clove Hitch on a Piling

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

How to do a clove hitch on a piling including a video demonstration.

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How to Tie a Boat up Properly

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

You should always strive to approximate this ideal, for the sake of safety and convenience.

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How to Stow a Line

By Capt Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

A video demonstration on how to properly stow a line on your boat.

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How to Coil a Line

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

Step-by-step instructions on how to properly coil a line, including a video demonstration.

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How to Cleat a Line

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted October 2015

A step-by-step guide of how to properly cleata a line, including a video demonstation.

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Pretty Boat Quiz

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted October 2015

How Well Do You Know Your Pretty Boats?

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Tested: Sperry Boat Shoes

By Daniel Harding | Posted September 2015

Both of these new releases from sperry promise boaters superior grip and lightning-fast drying times. We tested them out to see if their claims hold water.

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Azimut Atlantis 43

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2015

Our first look at the Azimut Atlantis 43.

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Upgrading Electronics to Suit Your Needs

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2015

You can go big, but don’t forget to keep it simple.

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Wider 32

By Alan Harper | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Wider 32

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A Lesson in Overconfidence

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2015

One reader found out the hard way why you should probably just listen to the dockmaster.

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Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Grand Banks 55 Aleutian RP

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Horizon E78

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2015

Our first look at the Horizon E78. 

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How to Winterize Your Engines

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted September 2015

Winterizing your boat doesn’t have to be a pain in the neck. Here are 8 ways to make the whole thing simpler.

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Caring for the Crew

By Capt. Denny Emory | Posted September 2015

Making sure everyone on board is safe is a captain’s number-one priority.

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The Volvo Ocean Race

By Daniel Harding | Posted September 2015

The Volvo Ocean Race may be the toughest on-water race in the world. Naturally, its competitors know a whole heck of a lot about boating—and in particular, boating safety.

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Tiara Q44

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2015

Our first look at the Tiara Q44.

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How to Care for Your Compass

By Mike Smith | Posted September 2015

Sometimes your compass needs repair, or loses its heading. Check it now.

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Austin Parker 64 Fly S

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted September 2015

Our Boat Test of the Austin Parker 64 Fly S.

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Piloting Your Boat by iPad

By Mike Smith | Posted September 2015

Do you really need more than a tablet and some apps to navigate?

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Sea Blade 35

By Kevin Koenig | Posted September 2015

Our first look at the Sea Blade 35.

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How to Clean Your Engine Room

By Mike Smith | Posted September 2015

It’s hot, cramped, and hard to reach, but your engine room still needs a good scrub now and then. Here’s how the pros do it.

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Michael Peters’ Design Shop is a No-Wake Zone.

By Michael Peters | Posted September 2015

Wakesurfing may challenge everything you thought was desirable in a boat.

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Oceanic 90 STS Expedition Yacht

By Alan Harper | Posted September 2015

Our boat test of the Oceanic 90 STS Expedition Yacht

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Neptune 5 Bottom Paint

By Daniel Harding | Posted September 2015

Easy cleanup and lightning-fast dry times are just a couple reasons why Pettit’s Neptune 5 might be the next bottom paint for your boat.

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