7 antifouling solutions to protect your boat’s hull

Boat hulls are constantly exposed to marine conditions and the growth of marine organisms that can colonize them. These weeds, slimy animals and even shellfish can affect boat speed and handling, and can even damage the hull in the long term.

Protecting the hull is crucial to the durability of your boat, as well as keeping its performance up, reducing maintenance costs and even saving on fuel. There are many ways to protect your hull. Let’s take a look at seven of them.

How to prepare for an ocean passage?

What if the hardest part of a long crossing was actually setting off? We’ve all imagined ourselves on a sailboat one day, setting off on an adventure, but very few of us have followed up on the dream.

Have you always dreamed of crossing the English Channel, sailing to the Balearics or making a transatlantic crossing, but never dared to set off?

5 steps to properly launching your boat after winter storage

The fair sailing season is fast approaching. It’s time to put your boat back in the water. Before you cast off, however, make sure your boat is well prepared for future trips. Let’s take a look at the 5 key steps to successfully launch your boat.

We’ll look at the essential tasks to be carried out in each of the main areas: hull preparation, propulsion, electronics, sails and hardware.

This systematic preparation will enable you to enjoy your boat to the full.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your First Sailboat

Have you caught the sailing bug and now dream of buying your very own sailboat? Selecting the perfect boat can be a daunting task, especially for beginners.

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll provide you with valuable insights and tips to help you choose your first sailing boat, tailored to your needs, preferences, and budget.

Customize your own boat checklist

Since its launch, Ready4Sea has offered a complete set of standard checklists. We developed these on the basis of our own experience, in collaboration with professionals. We would like to thank them for agreeing to…

The right moves towards a reliable windlass

We’ll take you through the essential steps to ensure your anchor windlass remains reliable. A few tried-and-tested techniques for cleaning, lubricating and even operating your windlass will ensure its long life. Are you ready to tackle the issue?