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Rope Care

By on June 25, 2014

GOOD ROPE CARE = SAFETY AND SAVINGS.  A good rope is an invaluable asset but sloppy handing can result in early failure, dangerous situations and substantial expense. Here are a few tips … read more →

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RIB cruising

By on December 23, 2012

Why go RIB cruising? Whilst many RIBs are used for diving, club safety, or racing, they are increasingly being bought by people who would, in the past, have bought ski boats or … read more →

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Buying a New RIB

By on December 7, 2012

Make sure you know what you are buying! Advice about buying new comes from Colin Jones, author of Rigid Inflatable Boats, with seven questions to ask your friendly RIB dealer. < Edit: … read more →

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Docking Poles DIY Style

By on August 12, 2010

I should have my new docking poles finished tomorrow and since info on DIY ones is thin on ground thought i’d add this incase anyone wants ideas for their own. was going … read more →

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Best Corrosion Protection for Aluminum in Saltwater

By on August 9, 2010

I have had several aluminum boats out here on the Chesapeake Bay, not quite as salty as the Gulf, but salt is salt. Here is what I do: First part of year … read more →

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How to Make Your Own Windscreen

By on July 2, 2009

After seeing many posts regarding windscreens, and the fact I have yet another pattern to add to my collection. thought that I may give my input and assist other DIYer’s A.) cut … read more →

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DIY Sundeck

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I was very frustrated that the weather was so poor for the IOM weekend and that I was at home thinking that I really should have gone up regardless, I did what … read more →