Slipway + shipyard = ship right

November is the time of year when the serious boat maintenance is done. The countdown to our yearly summer cruise has well and truly started, and this provides the impetus to get the boat ship shape.   After the major expenses we had last year with re-rigging and two new engines, we are quietly hoping this…

Dream no more; get out there!

Very exciting – another one of Chris’s articles has been published in the July 2014 issue of Cruising Helmsman.  This time it is not a destination piece, but instead one for the practical section of the magazine.  The article encapsulates some advice and tips about cruising safely and in harmony, gleaned from friends who have…