Daily Archives: April 6, 2013

March 26, 2913

I mentioned earlier that I was not keen on the way this boat is set up to sail. My main complaint is that the winches for sail handling are both right beside the helm. The only room to haul sheets … Continue reading

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March 25, 2013 – Things that go bump in the night

Thump! The loud sound of something metal hitting the deck at 6:30 in the morning roused me very quickly and a moment later I was on deck. I immediately saw the source of the noise – the gooseneck pin was … Continue reading

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Sailing Primer

For the sailing novice reader I should explain a few sailing terms. The boat we chartered is a catamaran meaning that it has two hulls. The more familiar type of sailboat has one hull and is known as a monohull. … Continue reading

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