Category Archives: Sailboat Maintenance

Recommended Reading !!

A good read, especially if you have held the belief that you have to have deep pockets to own and sail a small yacht. This book is full of useful ideas to make your yachting budget stretch that little bit … Continue reading

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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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December 2012 PNYC News – Now Available

PNYC news 2012.12.24

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The most useful piece of kit for the DIY sailor

The Bosch MultiTool. Seriously worth the bucks !!! A true ‘all-rounder’ having many uses sawing sanding and cutting and is a really useful machine to have. The variable 180W motor uses an oscillating principle to drive the range of accessories … Continue reading

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Ontario Inland Sailing

It’s late October and the marinas here are rapidly emptying as the yachts are craned out and put on their winter cradles. A chill westerly cuts the air as I wander past the empty moorings, imagining what a buzz there … Continue reading

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Recently overheard on Ch71 [or SMS, I forget]

Chaos: Are you sailing ? Clewless: Afraid not. Are you? Chaos: Yup. Thought I saw u on the dam… Clewless: Unfortunately my boat ran aground 2 weekends ago and I haven’t managed to refloat her yet 🙁 Chaos: Broke off … Continue reading

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