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Watch our "Force 7 winds and we are sailing!" video and add comments

Force 7 winds and we are sailing!

The great canopy project of 2022 was at an end and it was at last time to leave Abercorn Basin. The basin was completely smooth so going astern was relatively easy, although I did panic at one point...
Watch our "How to spring your boat off a pontoon" video and add comments

How to spring your boat off a pontoon

I know I am biased, but I will be honest, I really like this video. It was sunny, we got the drone up and took some great footage of the marina, we had a plan and it all came together. Springing...
Watch our "Cold weather and sailboats" video and add comments etc.

Cold weather and sailboats

Well it was really cold down at the marina, in fact it was so cold we had ice forming on the inside of the window. The staff at the marina were putting salt down on a regular basis, but you still...
Watch our "Last Sail in Bangor" video and add comments etc.

Last Sail in Bangor

On the 23rd March 2020 the UK closed down for three weeks, but before it did we managed to get a few sails in. For once it was a sunny day in Bangor, so we took the opportunity to get out....
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 'Christmas in Bangor' video and add comments etc.

Christmas in Bangor

We love to celebrate on Salty Lass, so we celebrated Halloween by going down to Belfast and seeing Karen and her Mum, we celebrated Salty Lass's birthday by inviting guests on board and we got one...
Watch our 'Survive' video and add comments etc

Survive

I decided to book myself on the RYA sea survival course. It's a one day course with the theory in the morning and the all important practical in the afternoon I got up really early in order to...
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...
Watch our 'Sailing Northern Ireland' video and add comments etc.

Sailing Northern Ireland

Summary on all the great journeys that we have done around Northern Ireland, Carrickfergus to Portrush, Glenarm and around Belfast Lough and Ardglass to Bangor. We sat down to do our Sailing...
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...
Raising money for the RNLI

The RNLI turned 200 years old on 4th March 2024. So as sailors and people who promote the joy of sailing, we thought that we would like to raise just £200. What we hope is that other people take up the shout and raise their own £200. In the last 200 years the RNLI have saved over 144,000 lives and yet they are funded entirely by people like you. They are not government funded.

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