When running downwind, it is usual to hold out the jib using the spinnaker pole or the whisker pole. The sheet ‘works’ across the end of the pole as it stretches and this, over a period of time can badly damage the sheet. Our solution was to ‘serve’ some dymeema outer sleeving over the sheet... Continue Reading →
The very helpful international web site for cruisers 'Noonsite' , the more specific Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN) and the Caribbean Security Index (CSI) carry advice and catalogue incidents involving cruising yachts. I guess if you read reports of crime from around the world, you would not travel and the cruising fraternity, with the advent... Continue Reading →
A problem of longer passages is just how to address the problem of the accumulation of rubbish, mainly from plastic food packaging. This can be bulky and inevitably becomes smelly in the warm conditions. We came up with a novel solution to both seal and compact the refuse so that it could be stored flat... Continue Reading →
Easy cockpit lights with no wiring involved can be achieved by securing cheap LED lights on the spray hood/bimini/tent using rare earth button magnets.
Hejira Southerly 135 RS Series III British Registry: SSR 110134 Hull Number: 23 Colour: Ivory White CIN Number: GB NYY 00182 G003 Year of Manufacture: 2004 international Callsign: MEEY9 MMSI: ... Continue Reading →