Subscribe to our newsletter


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.

Read Article

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.

Read Article

How to Make a Boat Greener and Energy Efficient

By Ben Ellison | Posted August 2015

Gizmo is one of the highest-tech boats of her class to be certain, but can she be more than that? Could we get her to be ecologically sound too? Find out here.

Read Article

Boat Varnishing Tips

By Mike Smith | Posted August 2015

Want your varnish to shine like the July sun? Here are 10 tips to help you out.

Read Article

Upgrade Your Windshield-Wiper Motor

By Daniel Harding | Posted August 2015

Upgrade your windshield-wiper motor and add peace of mind to your next cruise.

Read Article

How to Enhance the Comfort on Your Boat

By Jason Y. Wood | Posted August 2015

Ask anyone who spends any amount of time on a boat, onboard comfort goes a long way. Find out how to make your boat even more appealing to passengers here.

Read Article

How to Maintain a Windlass

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted August 2015

Like all of your onboard equipment, your windlass requires regular maintenance in order to live a long life.

Read Article

What Brand of Oil and Filters Should You Use on Your Boat?

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted August 2015

How closely should your oil match your engine?

Read Article

What’s in a Brush?

By Mike Smith | Posted July 2015

You’d have to look pretty hard to find a nicer varnish brush than those sold by Epifanes, a Dutch company founded in Aalsmeer in 1902.

Read Article

How to Maintain the Metal on Your Boat

By Mike Smith | Posted July 2015

The marine environment can be a tough place for metal. Rust and wear are pretty much par for the course. But there are ways to keep your onboard metal in good shape. Read about...

Read Article

Ventilating Your Boat's Engine Room

By Capt. Richard Thiel | Posted July 2015

Air is just as crucial to proper engine performance as fuel.

Read Article

Anchoring Basics

By George Sass Jr. | Posted June 2015

Anchoring may seem like a very basic thing, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to get better at it. Fine-tune your anchoring skills here.

Read Article

Sigma LEDs from Imtra

By Daniel Harding | Posted June 2015

Looking to freshen up your interior and cut down on power consumption? Then look no ­further than Imtra’s newest LED.

Read Article