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Could you Live on a Barge?

If you love sailing and being on the water, have you ever thought about living on a boat? Many house boats are now very popular, and won’t actually be any cheaper than a house! However, living on a barge could be a great compromise, giving you the chance to spend much of your life on… Read more »

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Some General Safety Rules for Sailing

Sailing is a brilliant hobby that has so much to give. You can keep learning more about it for years to come – even the most experienced sailors are still learning new things about their boats, sailing equipment and sailing techniques. If you are new to the hobby, here are some basic safety tips to… Read more »

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How to Save Money on your Boat’s Fuel Bill

Using a powerboat is an exhilarating experience. However, it is not always the most economic or environmentally friendly or pursuits due to the large fuel bills you can run up along the way. Once you start to push up the power and the boat begins to lift out of the water, fuel consumption is only… Read more »

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Sailing on Holiday – Making a Business from your Boat

Sailing and making money from it is definitely the dream for lots of people. Being out on the sea, in the sun, on a beautiful boat – it’s easy to see the appeal. The boating business is not an easy way to survive though, so make sure you know what you are going to do… Read more »

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Could There be a New Way to Dispose of Outdated Flares?

Disposing of flares that are out of date is a big problem.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 »

  • Could you Live on...

    If you love sailing and being on the water, have you ever thought about living on a boat? Many house boats are now very popular, and won’t actually be any cheaper than a house! However, living on a barge could be a great compromise, giving you the chance to spend much of your life on… Read more »

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  • Some General Safety Rules...

    Sailing is a brilliant hobby that has so much to give. You can keep learning more about it for years to come – even the most experienced sailors are still learning new things about their boats, sailing equipment and sailing techniques. If you are new to the hobby, here are some basic safety tips to… Read more »

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  • How to Save Money...

    Using a powerboat is an exhilarating experience. However, it is not always the most economic or environmentally friendly or pursuits due to the large fuel bills you can run up along the way. Once you start to push up the power and the boat begins to lift out of the water, fuel consumption is only… Read more »

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  • Sailing on Holiday –...

    Sailing and making money from it is definitely the dream for lots of people. Being out on the sea, in the sun, on a beautiful boat – it’s easy to see the appeal. The boating business is not an easy way to survive though, so make sure you know what you are going to do… Read more »

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  • Could There be a...

    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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