Marine Safety

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Preventing Boat Theft

More and more boats are stolen each year.

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

Sailboat Rigging

The rigging of a sailing vessel consists of several components without which it would not be considered

Cleaning the Sails on Your Sailboat

Keep the parts clean and in good working order.

The Basic Principles of Sailing

These principles must be followed for a successful trip.

4 Dock Seat Ideas

Dock seats are available in a variety of different styles.

Keep Your Dock Storage Box Clean: 5 Tips

Dock storage boxes can be a most useful dock accessory.

Install a Dock Light in 7 Steps

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

How to Clean under a Boating Dock

A boating dock adds to the aesthetics of your outdoors.

Install Dock Bumpers in 5 Steps

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

Dock Installation: Tips for a Level and Straight Dock

Boat dock installation is not an easy job.

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.

How to Build a Bench for Your Dock

Building a wooden bench is a fairly easy process.

Boat Owner's Hurricane Preparation Checklist

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

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

Tips for Installing Dock Ladders

Dock ladders are an important safety feature to help people get in and out of your boat or to climb up

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

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,

Wood Boat Dock Maintenance

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

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

Selecting a Boat Dock Ladder

Dock ladders are important equipment that are used to transfer both people and goods from a boat to the

7 Boat Dock Accessories to Consider

Adding a few dock accessories is a great way to make the most out of your dock. Exactly what you decide

Essential Boat Dock Hardware

There is a lot boat dock hardware available today. If you are planning to install your own boat dock

Sailing Techniques: How to Heave-to

When you are sailing in open water and need to stop the boat in order to make repairs, eat or otherwise

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.

Boat Dock Design Mistakes to Avoid

When building a boat dock it’s important that you have a good dock design. The last thing you want

Sailboat Racing Tips: Reaching and Running

Reaching and running can be a very exciting part of sailboat racing. These legs tend to be the fastest,

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. On

Will an Aluminum Boat Dock Reduce Algae Build Up?

If you use an aluminum boat dock, you can expect that algae buildup on the platform will be minimized

5 Essential Boat Dock Safety Accessories

There are a wide range of boat dock accessories available for beauty, leisure and safety. There are some

Sailboat Racing Tips: Rounding Marks

Rounding marks well can mean the difference between winning or losing, and is one of the most important

Sailing Safety: Run a Man Overboard Drill

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

6 Essentials of Sailing

Sailing demands a lot of preparation and concentration. There are a lot of skills that one needs to learn

Tips for Rigging a Sailboat

The rigging of a sailboat includes the standing rigging and the running rigging. The standing rigging

Sailboat Charter Checklist

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

Sailing Etiquette

Sailing enthusiasts know that there is a code of conduct that all sailors must abide by to maintain order