1). How to Buy a Sailboat – Part I By : Dave Bello
Objective advice on how to buy a sailboat, from an experienced buyer (not a seller with a vested interest).
2). Cleaning Tips for Used Boats By : Bradford Herrington
Some helpful tips on how to keep your used boat looking new.
3). How to Make a Family Boating Enjoyable By : Tim Shank
When going on the boat with your family, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration to make sure that everyone has a good time. By planning ahead and talking to your family you can plan a family friendly trip for all involved.
4). Diary of an Ocean Passage By : Dave Bello
This diary documents a 1000 nautical mile passage sailed in May 2006 from St Thomas, USVI to Georgetown, Bermuda.
5). Spring Maintenance for Used Boats By : Bradford Herrington
Before you take that boat back out into the water, make sure you go through this short list of proper steps to make sure your boat is ready.
6). Outboard Motors are Types of Motors By : Ivar Rudi
Outboard motors are used most commonly for boats and are developed as a self-contained unit with an engine. They are designed to be mounted at the rear of the boat and are most common method for propelling a small watercraft.
7). Canoe Vacations and Fun Canoeing Getaways By : Charles Kassotis
Have a fun vacation when you include a canoeing trip.
8). Single? Meet and Greet on a Yacht! By : David Dunlap
If sailing’s your thing, just because you’re single doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some of the world’s greatest excursions! You can book a cruise with an agency or a cruise ship, which organizes all the activities, on-board meals, and other amenities. There are a plethora of packages from which to choose, so there’s a “matchmaking” cruise on a sailboat or yacht for anyone!
9). Finding the Best Boat By : Ray La Foy
Even if you have years of boating experience, finding the best boat can still be a tiring task. Whether you are looking for fishing boats or yachts for sale, there are still some basic things you need to look out for.
10). Maintaining Your Boat By : Ray La Foy
The minute you buy your boat, you have to start thinking about your boat maintenance and upkeep schedule. First, you need to either personally inspect your boat or to hire a professional boat inspector.
11). Kids and Canoe Safety By : Charles Kassotis
Before taking your kids on a canoe trip, teach them the basic rules for water and boat safety.
12). History of Outboard Motors By : Ivar Rudi
Outboard motors on boats where developed as a self-contained unit with engine systems and a propeller. It is mounted at the stern or rear of the boat and is the most common way to propel small boats.
13). Buying a Used Sunfish Sailboat: Know The Ins and Outs Before Sailing Away By : David Dunlap
As anyone who’s ever bought a used car knows, you have to approach the project armed with your own knowledge before you even set foot on the lot. The same goes for buying a sailboat. And, like automobiles, no sailboat is the same, so you should know the basics (and some particulars, as well) about the overall condition of the Sunfish sailboat you have your eye on.
14). The Joy Of Owning A Boat. By : Hege Crowton
Have you considered investing in a boat merely for the joy of being able to take it out on the water whenever you feel like it and not having to worry about costs when it comes to renting one? If this is the way you have been able to enjoy your love for being on the water you know that renting a boat even just for a few hours can take a big chunk out of your wallet.
15). International Yachtmaster Training Sailing Courses By : ken jones
Module 1 is the Introduction to Yachting Certificate
The International Recreational Crew Certificate is divided into 6 modules, module 2 gets us under way and you will be learn about safety on board a boat and the use of the life raft and first aid kit, fire extinguishers, flares, life jackets and safety harnesses. What clothing and fo...
16). Learning to sail the USA way By : ken jones
The syllabus can be readily divided into two parts. The Keelboat Sailing Certification Program is made up of seven stages while Small Boat Sailing Program contains a further two stages.
The Basic Small Boat Sailing Standard requires no previous experience or qualifications. It is the first course in the Small Boat Sailing Program. Stud...
17). Boat Loans - Enjoy the Privilege of Being a Boat Owner By : Amanda Thompson
Owning a boat of your own is a matter of privilege. You can explore the wonders of the sea with your own boat rather than renting a boat, which is available for a limited time span. What is stopping you from buying a boat of your own? Is it lack of sufficient funds in your account? If your answer is yes, then no need to worry any longer, boat loans...
18). Yacht Charter in the Southern Ionian Sea By : ken jones
Levkas is a popular, lively and windy island. It is the only island linked to mainland Greece, a swing bridge providing access by road. The airport at Preveza is only a 30 minute ride away. Lefkas Town lies a short distance down the canal, at the point where the canal turns to run SE. The buildings of the town are easily seen and the harbour is not...
19). Houseboat Rentals : Vacations From Your Own Back Yard By : Clinton Maxwell
If you’re the type that prefers the excitement of ongoing variety, then booking a mainstream vacation may not be for you. Among the many options from which there are to choose, houseboat vacations offer a non-stop, fun-in-the-sun experience which little else can parallel. Perhaps the biggest perk of these floating homes is that if you get tired of ...
20). A Guide To The Oxford And Cambridge University Boat Race By : John Rivers
I have been fascinated with the annual Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge University for as long as I can remember. I didn’t attend any of these top two British Universities, nor do I have an avid enthusiasm for rowing but this traditional race of the two boats over exactly 4 miles and 374 yards still holds a fascination for me. I am not alone ...
21). Yacht Charter in Croatia By : ken jones
Croatia is situated on the Adriatic Sea, opposite Italy, in the Northern Mediterranean. With a history going back over a thousand years, it first appeared on the political map of Europe in 1992, following the break up of Yugoslavia after a bloody civil war.
Weather - The climate is typical of the Mediterranean and provides for pleasant...
22). Yacht Charters: Top Places To Have A Boating Holiday In The U.S.A. By : Gemma Earnshaw
As an alternative to your usual way of spending your holidays, why not consider boating, if you haven’t already? These type of vacations are different from anything you have done before. They are intimate and relaxing. Besides, if you are aboard a big comfortable yacht, you can find a dozen of things to do. Even if you have just a small boat, the k...
23). Boating Holidays By : Frank Hague
Boating holidays are a wonderful way to spend the summer! Just pack your bags and float around on a houseboat or a yacht for a few weeks, enjoying the sunshine, fishing and swimming and visiting towns along the shoreline. It's comparable in cost to staying in a hotel, with so much less hassle. And it's great for the whole family, especially the kid...
24). Evaluating a coastal cruiser By : Voyage Sea School
Going coastal? You have abundant choices in boats
Because coastal-cruising sailors are most often sailing on tight schedules, using their boats for only a day or two or, at most, a week or two at a time, the first thing they need to consider when choosing a new boat is its speed. Not that this is the only criterion, but the faster the boat, t...
25). The True Benefits Of Selecting A Custom Lanyard For Your Boating Needs By : Colin P
If you are new to the world of boating, you likely are only now beginning to learn some of the more basic terms associated with the sport. For example, “lanyard” may be a term that is new to you. On the other hand, if you are an old salt, you perfectly understand how important the lanyard is when it comes to sailing. Indeed, you likely have gone so...
26). Enjoy Boating By : Julee Mitchelsin
Have you ever enjoyed the pleasure of spending an afternoon boating on a lake or an ocean? If so, then you know how fun boating can be. You know that there is nothing quite like the feeling of being on the water and enjoying time in beautiful weather.
Boating is a great activity for many reasons. First, it is great because it allows p...
27). 10 Reasons To Do A Basic Boating Course! By : Willie Jones
Boating is a great adventure on any type of boat and is being enjoyed by many on a daily basis, but with that comes a great responsibility. It is not mandatory to do a boating course at this time but there are some very good reasons to get your self informed about the rules of the road.
1) You will learn about safety equipment and what...
28). River Party Boat Cruises in Greater London – a Corporate Event to Raise the Team-Building Attitude By : Greg Birbeck
The River party boat cruises in Greater London offer an experience unparallel to any other boat cruising parties. If you have a fetish for the warm sparkling waters of the river, then you should opt for such a gala cruise party to get refreshed after weeks of constant work pressure. If your town or the nearby town to your place has a frothy blue ri...
29). Why You Need Boat Insurance By : Ian D. Major
Some people simply overlook boat insurance. They think that nothing bad is going to happen, when in reality, bad things often happen involving boats!
If you own a boat, you need boat insurance. In fact, many states now require boat owners to carry Watercraft Liability insurance before they transport or operate a boat. If your boat has ...
30). Marine Electronics By : ken jones
Autopilots The first self-steering gear was introduced in the 1920's to control model yachts but it was not until 1948 that the principle was applied to full scale yachts. Standing at the helm for lengthy periods, monitoring instruments and keeping a good look out can be very tiring. An autopilot relieves the helmsman from steering the correct cour...
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