How are you planning to use the boat?

How are you planning to use the boat?

In a previous post I highlighted the fact that you need to look at what your sailing ambitions are and how you plan to utilise the boat. Living Boatlife If your boat is going to take you around the world or on a similar adventure, it needs to be suited for living...
Taking Measures Against Guano

Taking Measures Against Guano

Isn’t it just annoying that your fine teak deck gets smothered in bird crap, or guano which I have learned is the correct name. Somehow, it seems the birds are watching you, right? It never fails. Every time I have cleaned the deck, birds – primarily gulls...
Are You Going To Race?

Are You Going To Race?

You need to look for a lightweight boat with a high stability factor and a large, trimmable rigg, if you are considering participating in regattas or other competitions. Also, decide whether you want to sail racing in a certain boat class or whether you want to sail...
Things to Consider When Buying a Boat

Things to Consider When Buying a Boat

Once you have been out on the water, felt the wind and the waves, and experienced how you can harvest speed from the elements of nature, you will soon start dreaming of having your own boat. But without proper knowledge and a good deal of experience, it is difficult...