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Watch our "I'm so glad that I have wobbly bits" video and add comments

I'm so glad that I have wobbly bits

We were in Carrickfergus for two nights and we were determined to make the best use of our stay, so one on the things on our list of jobs to do was repair the anchor locker. The piece of wood under...
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Not what we expected

Our contract for Carrickfergus Marina had expired on 30th April so it was a good thing that it was a sailable day for sailing because we had to go. We had tested the boat, we gad tested ourselves so...
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...
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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...
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What is it you want?

Well we were back in Carrickfergus, so it was time to state what our projects were and ask viewers what they wanted to see. Our channel is our story but it is also a way to help others. We were...
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Wiring the electrics on our boat

It had been a job on our to do list for a while, but at last there was no more excuses, so it was time to bite the bullet and rewire our electrical panel. We were in Carrickfergus and the...
Lockdown in Carrickfergus

Lockdown is our "Situation Normal"

A news paper man from Liverpool I know asked for our views on Lockdown, so this is what we wrote. Not getting paid as yet but a little bit more publicity for our channel. Link to article . If...
Carrickfergus Marina and some boats in the harbour


Well we might be stuck in Carrickfergus, but the weather has been beautiful, so we went out with the camera to take pictures of the town, the castle and the marina. ...
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Our watermaker

We heard the high pressure pump go off unexpectedly, and the last time that happened we had lots of water in the bilge, so it was time to investigate. You can tell that Beverley and I do not...
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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....
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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