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Our blog contains, videos - these all have Prudence in the bottom left hand corner, galleries - these have © Salty Lass in the corner and just plain stories or how tos - these are plain pictures. However you use this blog, we hope that there is lots for you to enjoy.

Watch our 'Force 7 - A normal day at sea. video and add comments etc.

Force 7 - A normal day at sea

Motor through the night from Holyhead to Ardglass. Watch a Force 7 gale from the safety of the harbour and sail to our new home in Bangor Northern Ireland We had left Holyhead in Wales and had...
Government House - Holyhead

Holyhead

In Holyhead, I was intrigued by the old buildings on the shore line, which turned out to be Government House and Soldiers Point. They had been abandoned, but they were still beautiful. They...
Watch our 'Engine Trouble revisited' video and add comments etc.

Engine trouble revisited

We sorted out our engine again. This time the starter motor and a small gasket on the water impeller. We also found out the plans for the new marina and the proposed schedule of works. We had...
Watch our 'More Stuff goes wrong' video and add comments etc.

More Stuff goes wrong

Two great passages to Holyhead, electrical issues, family, and lots of engine trouble as we travel from Beaumaris to Porthdinllean on the Llyn Peninusula and then on to Holyhead. The weather...
Watch our 'Clearing up after Pan Pan' video and add comments etc.

Diesel engine exhaust elbow

The clean up after our Pan Pan begins, so we sort out our problems and we discuss wind over tide. One of the issues that we had discovered after our Pan Pan was that the diaphragm around the...
Watch our 'Pan Pan' video and add comments etc.

Pan Pan

Water was gushing into the engine compartment and filling up with diesel fumes so we declared a Pan Pan. We had at last escaped Conwy, the weather was pleasant and we could at last feel the...
Watch our 'Weather bound in Conwy' video and add comments etc.

Weather bound in Conwy

We were weather bound in Conwy, so we took the opportunity to go for long walks along the beach, we find out about feeder crabs, stormy weather and when it is wise to turn back. While we were...
Conwy

Conwy

With the weather we had in Conwy, we were able to take some really atmosperic shots ...
Watch our 'Installing Solar on our boat' video and add comments etc.

Installing Solar on our boat

We finally finish installing solar power on our boat - so that means completing the solar arch and wiring up the solar panals. We also sail to Conwy and meet friends in the pub. We had been in...
Solar Panel

Adding Solar power to a Yacht

Details on the solar panels we used, along with the other equipment required, wiring diagrams and other key information. We bought our solar panels from Bimble Solar , so the reference number...
Raising money for the RNLI

We were only on our third sail in our brand new boat to us and we had to call the coast guard for assistance. That assistance came in the shape of a RNLI boat from Portpatrick, so we have decided to raise money for the RNLI through our Damsels in distress page on just giving, that way you know that any money goes straight to them. We have set ourselves a target of £500 and we would like to honour our pledge, so if you like our videos then please give a little to those who rescue people in the seas around the UK.

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