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

Silicone cookware

Silicone cookware: It doesn’t rust, takes up less room, and doesn’t rattle. In fact, it can be used as rattle buffers in your lockers...

Our Adventures

Why I love sailing

What does Mark Manson's "The subtle art of not giving a f*ck" have to do with sailing? At first glance, I have to admit,...

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,...

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...

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...
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