Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tutorial – Make a Simple Trip Line

A Simple Trip Line. It’s never nice to have to make the decision to cut your chain because of your anchor getting lodged on the sea bed. This doesn’t just mean you lose an anchor, YOU LOSE A LOT OF … Continue reading

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Tutorial – Network Chandlers Method of Splicing to Chain

 Splicing! A word that I have gained a love/hate relationship with. I was told that splicing was trickier than perceived to be. After being set a task by my team to splice warp to a chain, I revised using the … Continue reading

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The Conwy One Design Adventure – My First Encounter

I have always had the desire to get in touch with a more conventional side of myself. Over recent years I have developed a need to get my hands dirty and involved in more traditional roles and activities. I want … Continue reading

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Chart Plotter Reviews.

What is a Chart Plotter?  Navigation, the holy grail of sailing. It involves knowing where your boat is, knowing how to reach your destination and enabling yourself and your crew to get to that destination safely. Requiring yourself to navigate … Continue reading

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Product Review – Sebago Clovehitch II

2 years ago I bought my first pair of deck shoes, manufactured by a company called Chatham. I’ll admit when I bought them I loved the style, and the deep brown colour, they looked stylish, and smart. However, after about … Continue reading

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