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Month: November 2018

My Boat Has Been Damaged, How Do I Get It Fixed?

A lot depends on the extent of the damage of course, the off season is the ideal time to make repairs to your boat, as many of us in the Northern Hemisphere will be doing over the next few months, if you need something done properly advice is at hand. Are you able to perform…
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November 25, 2018 0

Why is Sea State So Important?

Experienced boating people know how to read the sea state at a glance, in doing so they know to recognize changes as they occur. Just as the wind on your face can tell you if the wind has veered, sea state can tell you what is happening on the surface of the water i.e. flat…
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November 23, 2018 0

Devices Only Work if You Let Them!

All too often people take risks with their lives and with their most prized possessions by ignoring or tampering with safety devices.Hopefully one would not tamper with a life jacket because it was bulky, the wrong colour et al? So, why would one replace electrical fuses with nails or screws? Q. What is an electrical…
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November 18, 2018 0

Don’t Take Gas for Granted

  Facts, Gas is heavier than air. Boats make perfect reservoirs for heavy gas to settle in. Used correctly gas is no threat. Used carelessly gas can be lethal. Burnt gas produces Carbon Monoxide.   Boating folks are in the main clued-up about gas and the attendant risks, however in case of doubt it is…
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November 6, 2018 0