Skills, Tips, Tools
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.
11 Great Clean-Up And Do-It-Yourself Tips
Here's some smart ideas that can save you both time and money.
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.
5 Problem-Solving Marine Products For 2021
These new introductions from the International Boatbuilders' Exhibition & Conference (done virtually for 2020) will make your boating life better.
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.
An Unvarnished Truth
Practical Sailor tested marine varnishes in some of the harshest conditions: 24 months under intense Florida sun. Here are the products that worked the best.