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Emergency Quick-Fix: 10 Tricks That Will Get You Home
When a boat breaks down at sea it’s more than a mere inconvenience – make sure you get home, with these emergency quick-fix tricks.
Make Your Boat 1,000 Times Better
You have 1,000 minutes and a budget of $1,000. Ready, Set, GO!
Knots, Fathoms, and Gales: Nautical Measurements
No matter what kind of boating you enjoy, here’s how to understand the nautical expressions for speed, depth, and wind force.
How To Tie a Fisherman’s Knot (Improved Clinch)
The Fisherman's knot, also called the Improved Clinch, is a classic. You need to know this one, before leaving the dock.
5 Tips for Towing: Get your Boat and Trailer Down the Road Safely
Keeping your boat on a trailer is advantageous in a number of ways, but only if you can get it to the ramp and back without any problems. Here are 10 tips that will make it happen.
Terminal Overload in Electrical Wiring
ABYC standards aim to prevent overcrowding on wire terminal studs. Here's a good example of why.
How to Coil a Line
Coiling lines is an important part of basic seamanship. Make sure you know how to make a twist-free, tangle-free coil.
Is the Heat in My Engine Compartment Going to Cause Damage?
Cramped engine spaces, high heat, and electrical components make for a bad combination.
How to Tie a Palomar Knot
If you're using braid for your fishing line, the Palomar knot is one you need to know how to tie.
Sunglasses: Good for Your Health
Good sunglasses do much more than just make a fashion statement: they protect your eyes from damaging UV.

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