How to Dock A Single-Engine Inboard Boat
Reversing a single-engine inboard boat into a slip can be stressful. Follow these simple instructions to calm your nerves.
How To Pivot A Single Engine Inboard Boat On Its Own Length
Bow and stern thrusters might be handy, but with the right technique you can turn a single screw inboard boat almost in its own length.
Most marine cordage is for general or specialized use aboard sailboats, and the less it stretches, the more it is revered by sailors. For dock lines, however, sailors and powerboaters alike need a rope that does stretch.
How to Use Trim Tabs
Large and small boats benefit from trim tabs for the same reasons — they get the boat out of the hole and on plane quickly, they correct for uneven weight distribution (although the skipper should strive for even weight distribution at all times), improve speed, safety, and overall boat performance.
How To Dock A Twin Outboard Boat
There's no need to get stressed out when backing a boat with twin outboards. This handy guide will get you up to speed in no time.
Better Boat Control
Even experienced boaters can benefit from these four smart tips to improve their steering control.
Beaching Your Boat
So you want to beach your boat and leave again, unscathed? Here is a useful technique for small- and medium-size powerboats.