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"For Boats, even the uglier ones, are among the loveliest creations of man’s hands, and though owning them brings a train of debts, hangnails, bruises, bad frights, and all kinds of worries not experienced by those who content themselves with more practical vices, the relation between man and his boat is as personal and intimate as the relation between husband and wife" - DESMOND HOLDRIDGE

Month

March 2016

Security Bars

The very helpful international web site for cruisers ‘Noonsite’ , the more specific Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN) and the Caribbean Security Index (CSI) carry advice and catalogue incidents involving cruising yachts. I guess if you read reports of crime… Continue Reading →

The rubbish problem

A problem of longer passages is just how to address the problem of the accumulation of rubbish, mainly from plastic food packaging. This can be bulky and inevitably becomes smelly in the warm conditions. We came up with a novel… Continue Reading →

Miss Bones

This letter was published in the Caribbean Compass in March 2016. It was written by Lynn Mines (my sister-in-law) following the rescue of an abandoned dog from Petit Nevis (between Bequia and Mustique) during our cruise through St. Vincent and… Continue Reading →

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