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

Fixing Shore Power with Deft Dennis

One of the blessings (or is it a curse?) of owning a sailboat is that there is always something to fix. Even though Bon...

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...

POP! Goes The Fender

Our next adventure aboard the beautiful Bon Bini started with a wonderful and quiet Saturday morning in Amsterdam marina. We stayed the previous night...

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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