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.

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Would you let us crew your boat?

The day our contract expired arrived and it was time to move Salty Lass. Beverley found that having a checklist of all the tasks that we needed to do helped as it gave her a regularity of tasks that...
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A beak extension can keep you afloat

Viewers to our channel probably think we are mad, well with a title of "A beak-extension can keep you afloat" then I think the word probably has just been removed. so we now have "Viewers to our...
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Man Overboard! Sorted??

We have three weeks left on our contract so we are buckling down and sorting out all the wee jobs that need to be done so that we are ready to go off. Some of these jobs are tiny like making sure...
Sling Design

Sling Design

As I am writing this, we have not tested this design, but it should give you ideas about making your own design Materials 30m of tape with a good breaking strain, please check this...
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Frustration, triumph anf camera theft

In between storm after storm we managed to get a whole lot done. We installed our engine panel and it is working, on top of that we completed our installation of our DC-AC convertor. Engine...
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Trust me - there will be a mutiny

We bought our DC-AC convertor over two years ago, it has been sitting in Salty Lass not connected for absolutely ages, so at last it has come time to actually fit it. The main reason that we want to...
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Not getting alarmed when stuff breaks!

We still had an electrical item to install but it was sunny, so we decided to seize the day and go out for a wee burr, we also needed fuel as we burn a lot of fuel for heating. So that we could go...
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Full windlass Service

All our visitors had gone so it was at last time to pull the windlass and fix it. So these are the steps we took Make sure that the windlass is electrically isolated. We did this by first...
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Are the batteries dead? Or "just resting"?

As soon as we got back to Belfast I was away to visit my parents for a short while, so Beverley was the one that moved Salty Lass from Abercorn Basin to Bangor. To do so she enlisted a guy who is...
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I can't believe this was aboard

Relaxing in the Menai straights can be hard, especially if relaxing is not your thing. So while I was away at my Mums, Beverley scrubbed the deck several times, getting rid of the yard muck. It took...