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Best Boat Wax Reviews. It’s Time to Shine!

On the ranking list of boat maintenance tasks, waxing a boat is somewhere in the middle. It’s nowhere near as bad as applying the antifouling paint. And it’s less of a pain than doing the teak maintenance. Waxing is probably a little more of a hassle than cleaning the boat seats. It’s not terrible, but …

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Boat Anchor

Types of Anchors. Find the Right Anchor for Your Boat

Apart from a lifejacket and a bilge pump, the anchor is perhaps the most important device to have on hand when boating or sailing. It is a life safety device, an emergency device, and a comfort device all in one. You can’t park your boat like you can your car, so you’ll have to use …

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Binoculars

Best Marine Binoculars: A Close Look at Distance Viewing

When you’re out on the water, it’s critical that you have the ability to see what’s in front of you, even when it’s far away. Marine binoculars are a must for all boaters. Not any ol’ binoculars will do. You need tough, waterproof, sealed, float-capable binoculars with solid image stabilization and magnification. Many boaters will …

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How Long to Sail 100 Miles? Average Sailing Speed Calculations

Planning to go to your desired area by boat can be a stressful situation at first. Some sailors use their previous sailing trips as benchmarks to determine the optimal time to leave the docks. But if you haven’t made this particular type of sailing trip before, past experience may not be a great guide. Instead …

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Clean Marine: How to Clean Boat Seats

As all boat owners know, owning a boat means owning responsibilities. Teak cleaning, bottom painting, washing, waxing, maintenance. You have to learn to love these activities if you’re a boat owner. And somehow it’s much more satisfying to clean a boat than it is to clean, say, the living room! I’m not sure why that …

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