Two women in a dinghy with a dog with a dinghy outboard

All sailors who use dinghies come across challenges such as the contortions required to get a dinghy outboard onto the transom. Rachael Sprot shares her advice and top tips

Best Marine diesel engines are essential for any boat

Modern marine diesel engines may look very similar to the large, noisy, oily chunks of iron of yesteryear, but a lot has changed under the bonnet, says Sam Fortescue

When was the last time you checked the expiry date on your gas hose? Credit: Ben Sutcliffe Davies

Your boat is full of hoses for many different purposes, many of them critical to essential onboard functions, and even keeping your boat afloat. Make sure they are fit for…