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Could There be a New Way to Dispose of Outdated Flares?

Disposing of flares that are out of date is a big problem. The Ministry of Defence stopped collecting flares from Maritime and Coastguard Agency stations back in 2009, leaving boats with few options for disposal. There are now very few place where flares can be disposed of in the UK and it can be expensive… Read more »

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How Easy is it to Build Your Own Boat?

Boats can cost so much money. That’s one of the reasons why people are now choosing to build there own boats – it is so much more affordable and can be a great and rewarding project as well. It doesn’t have to be built entirely from scratch as you might be able to get a… Read more »

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Beginning a Boat Hire Business

Boats can cost a lot of money for upkeep, tethering etc. If you already own a boat that has room for passengers, why not think about renting it out to people when you are not using it? This will help to generate some money to help you pay for the costs associated with being a… Read more »

Selling your Boat

If you’ve grown tired of your current boat and are interested in upgrading or even just hanging up the captain’s hat altogether, you may want to know more about how you can sell your boat. 1.  You can contact a brokerage One of the most popular methods for selling a boat is by contacting a… Read more »

Considerations for a Hovercraft

Hovercraft are by no means a typical boat purchase, but they are still pretty cool. While the market for them is certainly not the same size as more typical marine vehicle, there is still a customer base for them. If you’re one such person who is considering purchasing a hovercraft instead of a boat in… Read more »

Different Types of Motorboats and What they do

Motorboats have long since overtaken sail-boats in popularity on the open seas, and the reasons why this has happened are pretty obvious. Motorboats are a lot easier to learn to control, they are less prone to causing injury, they provide greater manoeuvrability and much more. When you’re trying to choose a motorboat though, there are… Read more »

Taking your Boat off the Water

Boats, like any other vehicle, need to be regularly serviced, but unlike other vehicles, getting your boat to a mechanic or a specialist is significantly complicated by having to get your boat out of the water. This can be a relatively simple process for a boat like a Dinghy, but as the size of the… Read more »

Boat Covers for Winter use

As the autumn draws to and end and winter is just round the corner may people will start to think about putting their boat away until the spring next year. As well as derigging their masts and stowing the sails they will be looking to cover their boats with a boat cover. In its simplest… Read more »

Mooring a yacht alongside a wall

You have managed to bring your yacht safely alongside and with the fenders neatly positioned so as not to touch the hull against the quay wall, you are ready to tie up. This requires 4 lines from the boat to the quayside; a bow line, a stern line and 2 spring lines. The bow &… Read more »

Luxuries involved with houseboating in Europe

What defines luxury in a house boat? Before considering the house boat itself there are a few external factors that have an impact on the feeling of luxury. One of these is the location of the house boat. Another is access to the mooring and the services that are offered on the site. A long… Read more »

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    Disposing of flares that are out of date is a big problem. The Ministry of Defence stopped collecting flares from Maritime and Coastguard Agency stations back in 2009, leaving boats with few options for disposal. There are now very few place where flares can be disposed of in the UK and it can be expensive… Read more »

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  • How Easy is it...

    Boats can cost so much money. That’s one of the reasons why people are now choosing to build there own boats – it is so much more affordable and can be a great and rewarding project as well. It doesn’t have to be built entirely from scratch as you might be able to get a… Read more »

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  • Beginning a Boat Hire...

    Boats can cost a lot of money for upkeep, tethering etc. If you already own a boat that has room for passengers, why not think about renting it out to people when you are not using it? This will help to generate some money to help you pay for the costs associated with being a… Read more »

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  • Selling your Boat

    If you’ve grown tired of your current boat and are interested in upgrading or even just hanging up the captain’s hat altogether, you may want to know more about how you can sell your boat. 1.  You can contact a brokerage One of the most popular methods for selling a boat is by contacting a… Read more »

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    Posted on August 17, 2016 by
  • Considerations for a Hovercraft

    Hovercraft are by no means a typical boat purchase, but they are still pretty cool. While the market for them is certainly not the same size as more typical marine vehicle, there is still a customer base for them. If you’re one such person who is considering purchasing a hovercraft instead of a boat in… Read more »

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  • Different Types of Motorboats...

    Motorboats have long since overtaken sail-boats in popularity on the open seas, and the reasons why this has happened are pretty obvious. Motorboats are a lot easier to learn to control, they are less prone to causing injury, they provide greater manoeuvrability and much more. When you’re trying to choose a motorboat though, there are… Read more »

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