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Keeping your boat in shape and other routine maintenance tasks.

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Anchor chains, shackles and swivels

Our brand new shackle had arrived at the chandlers, so we picked it up and also collected a small section of 10mm chain. Our survey had recommended a swivel that allows the anchor to turn more...
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Oil and Diesel Service

The last of the parts needed to complete the engine service had arrived during the week, so now there was no excuse, but to get messy and complete the engine service. Oil Service For the oil...
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Servicing our Volvo Penta sea water cooling system

Whatever type of boat you have, there is a service schedule with regard to the engine. For a full service ours is every year or 200 engine hours. When we purchased the yacht, the last time that 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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