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A series of guides, written by us, to help you look after your boat.
A video guide on splicing a loop or eye into the end of a 3-strand rope.
How do you wire a bilge pump? We show how to wire in a manual 12V bilge pump, and wire an automatic bilge pump with a Seaflo bilge pump switch.
The Bruce is an excellent all-purpose anchor as it performs well in most sea bottoms including mud, sand, grass, rock, and coral. It sometimes has a hard time penetrating harder surfaces, such as clay.
How do you wire a bilge pump? We show how to wire in a manual 12V bilge pump with a float switch, allowing the bilge pump to automatically activate when there is water in the boat bilge
chances are at some point you have come across the problem when you are fitting a new bilge pump or seacocks or some other marine hose and the hose you have chosen just doesn’t want to fit over the fitting
Automatic bilge pumps come in different types, and in this video we show you the differences so that you can choose the right automatic bilge pump for you
Water-proof electrical connectors allow you to power electrical equipment for use on the outside of the boat, as and when needed
Waterproof wire connectors have many uses around the boat, but finding a compact, reliable and low-cost connector has proved quite a challenge
In this guide we look at the type of kill-switch which is normally open-circuit, meaning that when the lanyard is in place the contacts of the kill switch are apart (known as open-circuit), when the lanyard is pulled out the contacts close the circuit.
This is a guide for how to fit and maintain the hoses and pipes in your boat, the principals are generally the same, whether its marine engine cooling pipes, attachment to sea cox, boat cockpit drains or even tubes for fresh-water plumbing.