How is a boat's centerline measured? Our experts answer this and your other your technical questions.
Seaworthy: Danger In The Shallows
With some inland lakes hitting unprecedented low water levels, boaters need to take extra precautions to keep their boats' bottoms clear of the bottom.
The "Partner In Command," boating safety course aims to teach practical skills to those boaters who don't necessarily have the same level of experience as the regular captain.
Outboard Flushing, The Right Way
Salt and brackish water is a corrosive killer of the aluminum from which outboards are made, so flushing every time after saltwater use is a must.
How To Use The Right Fastener
Anything you want to attach to your boat has to be fastened in some way. Assess the load the fastener will need to handle, then choose among fasteners for different challenges.
The Nut's And Bolts Of Nuts And Bolts
Anytime something is added to your boat or a repair is made, chances are nuts, bolts, or screws will have to be removed, changed or replaced. Choosing the correct fastener is critical; a failure could be devastating.
A few suggestions for ways to save, big and small, that really add up.
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