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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.
Mastering Mediterranean Mooring
If you plan to spend any time in the Mediterranean — or merely want to hold your boat perpendicular to a dock or shore — use this docking technique.
Ocean Wave Basics
A closer look at how waves form and what affects them will help you make smarter boating decisions.
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.
How To Back Into A Slip With A Single Engine Outboard Boat
Step-by-step instructions on how to get a single-engine outboard boat into a slip safely.