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Fix It Now: The Boater’s Toolkit

When you’re enjoying a day on the water, the last thing you’ll want to do is boat DIY. You never know what might happen, however, so it’s good to have a boat toolbox handy in case there’s need for running repairs. Appropriate boat tools are a crucial part of any skipper’s safety kit. Your toolbox doesn’t have to be any bigger than a tackle box, but should include what you’ll need in most situations.

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Learning the Ropes: How to Introduce Kids to Boating

Some people might say kids and boats are a dangerous combination, but with the proper training there’s no reason why you shouldn’t take your kids on a boat and teach them the ropes according to their ability. We discuss when you should be introducing your kids to boating and look at the age they can take control of the wheel. Boat safety is a number one priority for kids of any age. And as

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Accidents Happen: What to Do in a Boat Accident

Ever wondered what you would do if you had a boat emergency while out on the water? There are some important steps to follow if you ever find yourself in the situation. Boat accidents aren’t commonplace, but they do happen. Another boat might run into yours, you could hit a snag, run aground or even run out of fuel. What To Do When Your Boat Has… Capsized or swamped The first rule of boat

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Scuttle Rebuttal: Six Ways to Repurpose Your Old Boat

Boats hold a fascination for most people. What child doesn’t dream of being a pirate, sailor or explorer? After a lifetime of service, old boats should never end up on the scrapheap. Here are some ways you can repurpose your old boat Boat upcycling is not restricted to any shape or make of vessel, although a wooden boat might be easier to fashion into something new. Garden planter What better way to immortalise your

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