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Watch our "No regrets" video and add comments etc.

No regrets!

On the 14th March we celebrate two years of Salty Lass coming into our lives and reflect on how it has changed us. Two years ago we had our sea trial and survey and that had gone well, so the...
Watch our "Navigation - Outline plans" video and add comments etc.

Navigation - Outline plans

Following on from our previous video, we extract all the relevant information needed to draw up an outline passage plan for leaving Belfast Lough and heading over to Liverpool. Creating an...
Watch our 'Installing Solar on our boat' video and add comments etc.

Installing Solar on our boat

We finally finish installing solar power on our boat - so that means completing the solar arch and wiring up the solar panals. We also sail to Conwy and meet friends in the pub. We had been in...
Watch our 'Going off grid' video and add comments etc.

Going Off Grid

We start preparing for going off grid, so that means buying equipment to construct a solar arch and the solar panels themselves. We also have to deal with a water leak from our hot water tank. ...
Solar Arch for a Bavaria 36

Solar Arch for a Bavaria 36

Equipment and contruction diagram for making a solar arch, plus ideas for improvements that you could use in your design. There are lots of things to consider when creating a solar system for...
Watch our 'Lessons learned whilst sailing' video and add comments etc.

Lessons learned whilst sailing

We were in at Port St Mary and I was so thankful to be tied up to the harbour wall. As we sorted out the lines, we invited the helmsman and his son from the diving charter boat onto Salty Lass. His...
Watch our Navigation through the rock channel story and add comments etc.

Navigating Liverpool's Rock Channel to Conwy

Sometimes it can take ages to get stuff sorted. We are still busy working and dealing with customers and other jobs that it just seems like everything is getting in the way. We had invited friends...
Watch our Getting the Grot off the yacht video and add comments etc.

Getting the grot off the yacht

Every time we come back to Liverpool, we update a little bit more of the yacht. On our way down from Whitehaven, the cover on the wheel had got a little bit tatty, so one sunny afternoon, I got my...
Watch our Rum story and add comments etc.

A rum story

We left Ramsey Pier at low tide and sailed across the Irish sea to Whitehaven. The sea was quite lumpy as it had not settled down from storm Hector, which had been just the night before. The wind...
Watch our video for Isle of Man Midnight race and add comments etc.

Isle of Man Midnight race

On Friday 8th June Liverpool Yacht Club, Tranmere Sailing Club and the Irish Sea Offshore Racing Association joined together for the 99th Isle of Man Midnight race. Altogether there was 25 racers,...
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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