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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 2017

Yo Ho Ho

Yachting Monthly Letters May 2017 Well, it won a bottle of rum as the ‘Letter of the month’ but the picture they used for the instruments was clearly just an ‘archive instrument picture’ and I am not sure if those… Continue Reading →

Single handed insurance

Following my ‘Change of plan’ blog, the question of insurance cover for single handed sailing has been raised by correspondents. I had already discussed this with my insurers Pantaenius and their helpful and positive response follows:- Dear Mr Mines, It… Continue Reading →

A change of plan

My original plan for the 2017 season was a cruise through Holland, Keil Canal, Swedish Archipelago, Gota Canal, over the top of Scotland, Dublin and back to the south coast. I was facing some adjustments to the plan as two… Continue Reading →

A Salutary Lesson

If one of your winter jobs was to update the software of your instruments, you would do well to note my recent experience. Having been pleased to have navigated the myriad of menus within my instrument system and successfully updated… Continue Reading →

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