Marine Safety

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Preventing Boat Theft

More and more boats are stolen each year.

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Build a Wood Boat Dock in 5 Steps

Boat docks, whether built on a river bank or lake shore, can be an ideal place to moor a boat, a place

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Sailboat Rigging

The rigging of a sailing vessel consists of several components.

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Boat Owner's Hurricane Preparation Checklist

Here is a list of the many things to consider before, during and after a hurricane.

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The Joys (And Potential Risks) of a Sailboat Charter

As with any water activity, there are many joys and potential risks inherent in a sailboat charter.

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Sailboat Racing Tips: Reaching and Running

Reaching and running can be a very exciting part of sailboat racing.

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6 Essentials of Sailing

Sailing demands a lot of preparation and concentration.

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Sailing Techniques: How to Heave-to

When you are sailing in open water and need to stop the boat you need to heave to.

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Sailboat Charter Checklist

For an adventurous and hands-on water activity, a sailboat charter can hardly be beat.

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Sailboat Racing Tips: Rounding Marks

Rounding marks well can mean the difference between winning or losing.

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Essential Boat Dock Hardware

There is a lot of boat dock hardware available today.

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Sailing Safety: Run a Man Overboard Drill

Sailing involves numerous precise tasks that must be performed diligently and on a moment's notice.

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How to Design Your Own Custom Dock

When deciding to build your own custom dock you're going to need to have a design plan ready first.

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Boat Dock Design Mistakes to Avoid

When building a boat dock it's important that you have a good dock design.

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Sailing Etiquette

Sailing enthusiasts know that there is a code of conduct that all sailors must abide by.

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Tips for Rigging a Sailboat

Rigging includes standing and running elements.

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Selecting a Boat Dock Ladder

They transfer both people and goods from boats to docks.

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Tips for Installing Dock Ladders

Dock ladders are an important safety feature.

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Cleaning the Sails on Your Sailboat

Keep the parts clean and in good working order.

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The Basic Principles of Sailing

These principles must be followed for a successful trip.

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4 Dock Seat Ideas

Dock seats are available in a variety of different styles.

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Keep Your Dock Storage Box Clean: 5 Tips

Dock storage boxes can be a most useful dock accessory.

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Install a Dock Light in 7 Steps

One of the few accessories needed on a dock is a dock light.

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How to Clean under a Boating Dock

A boating dock adds to the aesthetics of your outdoors.

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Install Dock Bumpers in 5 Steps

When you have a dock, you'll need dock bumpers.

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How to Check if the Dock is Deep Enough to Dock a Boat

You don’t have to be a professional to measure dock depth.

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How to Build a Bench for Your Dock

Building a wooden bench is a fairly easy process.

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Floating Boat Dock Pros and Cons

A floating boat dock is one of the best ways to secure your boat while you are not using it. A floating

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Wood vs Aluminum Dock: Cost, Durability and Safety

Whether you decide to build an aluminum dock or a wood dock depends on many factors. There are many pros

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How to Raise the Mast on a Sailboat

Learning how to raise the mast on a sailboat is a challenging procedure. If you are a beginner at sailing,

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Wood Boat Dock Maintenance

A wood boat dock provides a safe and easily accessible place to park your boat and allows access to the

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7 Boat Dock Lighting Mistakes to Avoid

Boat dock lighting is important for the security of your boat and the safety of its passengers, visitors