Just winterizing my Island packet and i always pour RV antifreeze into the bilge to run through the manual and auto bilge pumps.
Then my fume alarm kept going off, does the antifreeze have something in it that the alarm detects?
Be wary when applying online for renewal.
I know there are scamming companies out there but yet again i nearly fell for one of the dummy sites. It was only the fee of $70 instead of the correct $26 that alerted me i was on the wrong site.
After a bit of checking i found that there are 8...
What you dont want to meet when out on the water, i believe a lot of containers are neutrally buoyant and sit just below the surface. This one washed up on the Australian coast. I also heard that 50 containers were recently lost of North Carolina.
How many of theses are floating about? do...
Want to see what happens when your mast comes down and how to deal with it?
The British Yachting only have done the test, this same test boat has been used for numerous test, the videos are all free to watch on their website...
Alex has lost one of his foils which slows him down on a port tac, no wonder he is leading the vendee Globe pack if this is him going slow.
IMOCA Ocean Masters added a new video: Unique images of IMOCA60 HUGO BOSS sailing off the Kerguelen I...
Last weekend i took a run up the lovely 12 mile Kennebec river to the city of Bath in Maine. Some nice old wood lighthouses to look at and moored at the Maine Maritime museum with the view of BIW and two DDG 1000 destroyers parked 1/4 mile away.
Now there is a good current on this river, up to...
If you plan on sailing to Maine this summer there are several things that are guaranteed,
Superb scenery, great quiet anchorages, lobsters and FOG.
The USCG has instigated Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal MRASS. This system is operated in a similar manner to the way that pilots approaching...
Delorme, a company local to myself and a few other contributors has just been bought up by Garmin.
Delorme is well know for their State atlases, but what Garmin really wanted was the In Reach technology.
This year i have had a problem,well two problems. i keep ingesting seaweed into my seacock for engine cooling and i live in cold Maine waters.
I really want to avoid going over the side and pulling out the seaweed externally, i have done it twice so far.
So the question is, do i fit a...
Looking for help to identify the manufacturer of this broken slide that i found today when getting my boat ready for hauling next week.
The only clues are the word UP printed on the slide.
The part on the sail has BATTSLIDE on it but nothing i can find on the web looks like what i...
It sounds like the name of my boat but no, it is my 3 burner LPG boat stove, made by Seaward Inc in 1994.
The oven pilot light will not stay on, just opening the door a little bit is enough to extinguish it, it has a really small flame to start with.
Any body know if i can...
Sorry but i lied, way too cold to sail but here are a couple of photos from flying today, around my local area. You can clearly see some the the ledges we like to avoid, Also Fort Popham , Cundy`s Harbour and Lombos Hole.
Below is a report on the sinking of the Bounty, found reckless but i would have thought a poor decision maker would have been more appropriate >