Sailing skills

Boat Maintenance

Anodes

What are they Sacrificial anodes are chunks of zinc, aluminum or magnesium which are fitted to a boat underneath the waterline. Why are they needed Their job is to...

Tips & Tricks

Lash Guard Wires

Lash the end of your guard wires to the stanchions. Instead of fastening your guard rail wires directly to your cockpit stanchions, lash the end...

Our Adventures

Installing A Battery Monitor

One of the things that I find most amazing about sailing is the simplicity of it. You pull a rope - ehrm sorry, a...

Tranquil Sail to Volendamm

The idea was to stay on Bon Bini Friday night, and then head out very early on Saturday morning. The weather forecast looked favorable,...

24 Hours Regatta

It all started when Taras and I were chatting over Facebook one day. We were trying to figure out a weekend where we could...

A Long Way Home

Finally it was the day we had been waiting for so long – the day where we go and pick up our own boat!...
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