How tos

We are not perfect, but we try our best to explain how we do stuff

Watch our "Engine Service - Tips and tricks" video and add comments

Engine Service - Tips and tricks

This week we finally get around to our engine service. We have done a few videos covering this topic so we thought that this time we would just cover some of the tips and tricks that we have learnt...
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No sheets to the wind

At last the end of the projects seem in view. We have serviced all sorts, tidied up various areas of Salty Lass and got ourselves as ready as we can in these crazy times. We still have no idea where...
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Fun with our Furlex

Our sail projects continue, with me on the sail bag and Beverley on the Furlex. In addition to these projects, we were loaned a storm sail from our friend in Sailing North so that I could measure...
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It's a cover up

Well the electrics were in, so now it was time to get my trusty sewing machine out and put it to good use building our extension. So with me taking up all of the room in the main cabin Beverley went...
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Have we wired our AC mains backwards

Our sockets were ready and we had run our cable through the yacht so now it was time to wire up the AC on our boat. We had a few hiccups along the way, like I broke another pair of glasses, but we...
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AC Power on our sailboat

Some jobs just take forever even if they are really simple. With the job in this weeks episode, we started the job one year ago and we finally had a useable product this week. There were lots of...
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I can see clearly now the grain had gone

We had bought some replacement windows and they had been in our back cabin for a few weeks now, so it was time to rip out the old and put in the new. On top of windows we have been tasked with the...
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Stuff needs doing

When ever we are not working or the winds are light then its projects for us and we just get on with stuff as stuff needs going Adding our training wheels We needed to add our training...
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Nothing goes right

Beverley and I are continuing to become better sailors by the simple procedure of going out into Belfast Lough and practising. In fact we had planned to go out and complete a basic triangle, but the...
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Heaving To

Heaving to is a great way of stoping your boat in its tracks. One of the channels that we watch mentioned that he used the method for reefing his sails, so we decided to use one of our training days...