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Published: August/September 2013


Thumbnail photo of assorted nuts and boltsThe Nut's And Bolts Of Nuts And Bolts

The ins and outs of attaching things to your boat.


Thumbnail photo of Tom NealeTom's Tools

Tom Neale's great tips for stocking your tool kit.


Illustration of boat buyer bluesSeven Ways To Avoid The Boat
Buyer Blues

A few things to know before you sign on that dotted line.



Thumbnail photo of a stuff boxServicing Your Stuffing Box

If your boat has inboard power, odds are it is fitted with
a stuffing box.



Thumbnail photo of Broken Pencil Zinc Shows Porous InteriorHow to Beat "Marine" Label High Prices

Buying "nonmarine" products and when you shouldn't.


45 Years Of Better BoatingThe Win List

Download a list of BoatUS's major legislative accomplishments through the years..



Thumbnail photo of Richard SchwartzA Fond Farewell

Send Richard best wishes on the occasion of his retirement.


Thumbnail photo of removing a frozen boltWhen There's No Dynamite

How to remove frozen bolts.


Thumbnail photo of Winching up the mainsail aboard the Lu MeimaoThe Greatest Explorer ... You Heard Of

Slideshow of Zheng He's ship and Frank Viviano sailing dhows.



Thumbnial photo of flushing the outboardFlushing An Outboard

Video: How to flush an outboard.


Thumbnail photo of inspecting a used boatBuying A Used Boat?

Finding a competent surveyor may be the most important step in a boat purchase.


Thumbnail photo of owner A.J. Sammis gives his grandnephew a turn at the wheelThe Long Life Of The Nellie H

After a century of entertaining, the Nellie H is still going strong.