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Boating Techniques

31 October 2018

For most boat owners the name of their boat is important. Many sailors choose names of loved ones or names based on their own names, clever sounding ...

26 June 2017

“Man Overboard!” Most of us, who have taken part in sailing courses, have practiced “Man Overboard” drills, under ...

27 January 2016

Boat owners need to be aware of the damage that automotive cleaning products can cause to their boats. For example, we cannot emphasise enough ...

27 May 2014

Winches can be a sailor’s best friend or his worst enemy. They assist in hoisting and trimming sails, pulling up anchors, raising bosu...

20 June 2009

Gybing means changing tacks when the wind is blowing from behind the boat. This can be a difficult manoeuvre in stronger winds, since the wind is...

09 January 2008

Boats are generally pretty expensive and it is therefore worth protecting the investment by mooring up with good quality fenders and mooring line...

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