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Knots to Know

From the cleat hitch to the figure eight knot, learn these seven basic knots all boaters should know.

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Winter boat maintenance

Don’t neglect your boat in the off-season. Regular winter boat maintenance ensures your boat is ready for spring.

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Mind your docking lines

Tangled docking lines on your boat can be a serious hazard, so keep them in order with these…

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