Boat Projects

If you own a boat then there are always boat projects to do. If you are cruiser, then your boat is your home, as well as your means of transport, so it is best to keep your boat up-to-date and in good condition.

Watch our "Installing AIS" and add comments etc.

Installing AIS

One of the items that we have wanted for a long time was AIS, but there are so many options to choose from that it was difficult to decide which solution was right for us. So to let us decide we...
On the map of Marine Traffic at last

On the map

On 17th March 2020, Salty Lass joined Marine Traffic. We had set up a test rig on the 14th and we were really excited to see all the other vessels pop up, but we could not determine if we were...
Watch our "Making side panel" video and add comments etc.

Making side panels

Due to the truly rotten weather our side panels had got really baggy, so I decided to make them shorter, but first I thought that I would share all the hints and tips of making the panels in the...
Watch our "Beaten by a window" video and add comments etc.

Beaten by a window

When we bought Salty Lass, the windows were crazed and it was one of the items that was on our to do list, so it was time so sort them out. Well it was another windy day in Bangor, and we are so...
Watch our "Water locked" video and add comments etc.

Rusty Waterlock

Our waterlock was rusting from the inside and leaving trails of rusty water on the inside of our boat, so it was time to get stuck in and put a new one in. It's great to receive packages,...
Watch our "It's a horrible day" and add comments video

It's a horrible day

It's a horrible day, the weather is dreadful, and Beverley and I are not only suffering from SAD, we are depressed as we have how gone sailing for a few days. Not only that more storms are on the...
Watch our 'Starboard Locker' video and add comments etc

Chicken Coops and the Starboard Locker

As always we had lots to do, in fact we had so much to do to improve the starboard locker that we thought that it would be fun to bring a whole episode from there. One of our subscribers said that...
Watch our 'Eberspacher Exhaustion' and add comments etc

Eberspacher Exhaustion

The motor in our Eberspacher had just failed, so we decided that while we were sorting out the motor, we would also sort out our exhaust, which was just exhausted. We knew that the motor would be...
Watch our 'Blinded by the light' video and add comments etc.

Blinded by the light

Beverley services all our cabin lights while I get to grips with moving our stern light Beverley and I had been out searching the internet, to buy a new light for the kitchen and a whole load...
Watch our 'Drunken Sailor' episode and leave comments etc.

What shall we do with a drunken sailor

We had come to Belfast lough for the winter. There are some great marinas in the lough and we choose Bangor, as the town has some great facilities all within walking distance of the marina. The...
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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