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jack plate guide

5 Boat Jack Plate Maintenance Tips & Tricks

Jack plates are becoming more and more popular and are a good investment for your boat. Not only do they provide greater control, a good jack plate positioned correctly will offer better top speeds, gas mileage, and versatility. However, to benefit from all of this

windlass safety tips

Top 10 Windlass Safety Tips (An OC Guide)

If you have a windlass installed on your boat or yacht, there are a number of safety precautions you should have in mind when you use it. Not only will this ensure the safety of the user and others on board, following these guidelines will

marine autopilot guide

7 Important Safety Tips when using a Marine Autopilot

Marine autopilots are a great bit of tech. There are many advantages to fitting your boat with an autopilot system. However, there are right and wrong ways to use an autopilot. You always need to remember that the system is not a replacement for seamanship.

diving spots youve never heard of

10 Beautiful Diving Spots You Haven’t Heard Of

While diving in Seychelles, off the Great Barrier Reef, and in the Red Sea are popular destinations to experience the wonders of Scuba Diving; once you become a little more accomplished and the dive hours have been gained, it is very natural to want to

best windlass

Top 5 Best Windlass in 2021 [Maxwell, Lewmar, Five Oceans]

When buying a new windlass there are few things to consider. Everything from budget, features, motor strength, and pulling power all factor in when buying one for your boat. There are also issues of rope, chain compatibility, and whether you would prefer a freefall system

Freediving gear guide

Gearing Up For Freediving in 2021 (An OC Equipment Guide)

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or thinking about entering the water to free dive for the first time, there are of course some essential pieces of equipment that you need. With that being said, from a beginner’s perspective freediving has a low barrier of entry

best wakeboard bindings

Best Wakeboard Bindings for More Fun on the Water in 2021

Wakeboarding is a fantastic sport. However, whether you are a newbie or seasoned pro your comfort on the water is directly related to the quality of your bindings. Ill-fitting or badly designed bindings can turn something fun into the misery of sores and frustration. In

kayaking tips

Top 5 Tips For Kayaking Beginners

Kayaking is a fantastic sport, but you don’t need us to tell you that. The barrier of entry is low too. This means you can be out on the water with your own kayak in no time at all. However, as with any activity involving

Advantages of the Shallow Water Anchor System

We recently took an in-depth look at 5 top-rated shallow anchor systems currently on the market. Both the popular Talon system and offerings from Power Pole clearly made the grade, (for a comprehensive review of each head here). To complement the review guide, we will