Category Archives: Ocean Blue

Learning Curves

Now that a new old boat has arrived in my life I’m finding myself on a serious learning curve. It’s not because it’s a bigger boat [while that does require some adjustment to approach and technique in the confines of … Continue reading

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Certificate of Fitness and other legal requirements

Note: This article attempts to summarise, for ease of reference, all the relevant SAS and SAMSA requirements for sailing vessels >9m in length on the Vaal. Please refer to the SAS and SAMSA websites for authoritative, current and accurate information … Continue reading

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s/v Ocean Blue

A 1975 Nebe-built Miura, soon to be called “Ocean Blue” ……. It seems this sailboat addiction is a slippery slope from which there is no turning back. But then, there are more destructive lifestyle choices out there than sailing. So … Continue reading

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