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

Bouncing Around

It’s Friday again, and you know what that means: another weekend of sailing adventures! We made it to the marina early evening, both super...

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,...

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...

Cleaning a Diesel Spill

A while back - I think it must have been when we were still in The Netherlands - we somehow ended up with a...
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