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Caring for Inflatable Life-Jackets with Regular inspection.

Caring for Inflatable Life-Jackets with a Regular inspection. From a Safety point of view, there is a need to wear lifejackets at all times boating, when there is a heightened risk of ending up in the water. The inflatable lifejacket, or Personal Flotation Device...

Selecting the correct rope for your sail boat

Rope selection for your sail boat…. Rope selection for running gear on dinghies relies on several things. the strength required the handle factor tolerance for stretch and weight. Take the mainsheet of a popular sailing dinghy like a Pacer for instance. In a 20knot...

Into a Gear Bag…..

Yes Sir … …Three Bags Full (A dinghy sailor’s gear bag) Gear bags are handy things to have. They are soft walled allowing them to be easily stowed in the boot of the car. They have handles and straps that allow convenient lifting can be easily slung over your...

Vexillogy

Vexi What? A friend of mine chartering a French boat in the Med recently, hoisted an Australian flag to tell others the nationality of the crew. Unfortunately, he hoisted it in the wrong place and found himself raided by the local constabulary. Etiquette is the word...
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