Skills, Tips, Tools
Top Picks For Boat Care And Maintenance
Our BoatUS team of experts weighs in on their go-to products for boat care and maintenance.
How To Keep A Captain's Log Book
While not required for recreational boats, keeping this tradition gives you a record of time and places spent aboard your boat — plus maintenance and fishing histories.
How Not To Run Out Of Fuel
Running out of fuel on the water isn't just embarrassing; it can also be dangerous to unexpectedly lose power. Here are five pointers that will help you avoid this common problem.
Be Your Own Surveyor (Sort Of)
There's no substitute for a proper marine survey, but there are some basic DIY inspection techniques. Here are some expert tips to view a boat with a critical eye.
Best Boat Tools
Here's a collection of clever devices that this experienced liveaboard boater has added to his arsenal over 40 years of doing his own boat work.
What Can You Do With A Multimeter?
When it comes to tracking down electrical issues on board, this hand-held tester is a real stress-reliever. Here's how to use it.