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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.
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.
General Guide On Pulley Block Selection
When it comes to selecting pulley blocks for sailing boats the range of options at first can seem daunting to say the...
One satisfying way to smarten up your boat it to replace old corroded aluminium cleats or chrome plated brass cleats with good quality marine stainless cleat.
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Sacrificial anodes for boats are a relatively cheap way of protecting the key parts of your boat from corrosion due to the effects of salt-water and electrical currents.