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Watch our "Three failures can kill you" video and add comments

Three failures can kill you

We were once again in Dunmore East at anchor and Beverley talked about a book called the hitch hikers guide to the galaxy, and on the front of the book are the words "Don't panic" For...
Watch our "Sailing Fail? Heaving-to goes wrong twice" video and add comments

Sailing Fail? Heaving-to goes wrong twice

We were in Arglass and we were preparing to leave to go South. However, the video shows the last sewing project that I did in Bangor, where I used tape around a spare bit of fish TV fabric. The tape...
Watch our "Would you let us crew your boat?" video and add comments

Would you let us crew your boat?

The day our contract expired arrived and it was time to move Salty Lass. Beverley found that having a checklist of all the tasks that we needed to do helped as it gave her a regularity of tasks that...
Watch our "Why you should never make your own sprayhood" video and add comments

Why you should never make your own sprayhood

I am turning into my mother every day, and with the expression I am wearing in this picture then I look just like her. This is my grumpy look, and the only saving grace is I do not show this face...
Watch our "A beak extension can keep you afloat" video and add comments

A beak extension can keep you afloat

Viewers to our channel probably think we are mad, well with a title of "A beak-extension can keep you afloat" then I think the word probably has just been removed. so we now have "Viewers to our...
Sling Design

Sling Design

As I am writing this, we have not tested this design, but it should give you ideas about making your own design Materials 30m of tape with a good breaking strain, please check this...
Watch our "Why we don't go south for the winter" video and add comments

Why we don't go south for the winter

This week we celebrated Twosday which was at 22h 22m 22s on 22/2/22. We celebrated in grand style here on Salty Lass with a cup of tea and a crumpet. We also did a few small projects here on...
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Disaster Zone

After living aboard for four months and not moving our boat was what could only be described as a disaster zone. We had all the tools and equipment that we normally have in the v-berth in the back...
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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...
Watch our "fun with our Furlex" and add comments etc.

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...
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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