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Picking the Right Dinghy

29th June 2012
If you are a boat owner, it is really a decent guess that you also have a dinghy to use when you are at anchor. Most yacht owners possess them to go exploring, set off into town or simply mess around when absent from the big boat. In case you are in th... Read >
Author: Marinetrader

Facts to know about Marine Air Conditioners

11th June 2012
Outfitting your new boat with the latest gears is always thrilling and exciting task. It is a fun and adventure to choose the latest gear to ensure comfort and convenience. And when you want to have the highest technology and savviest styles in the latest... Read >
Author: Nick R

Learning to Sail Basics – Tying Sailing Knots

11th January 2012
Sailing lines and ropes are important in handling sailboats. Different types of sailing knots are one of the basic skills that one should need to know when learning to sail. Lines and ropes are fundamental parts of a boat and they are used when docking, m... Read >
Author: Nazima Golamaully

Advantages of Carbon Fibre Composites

01st November 2010
Carbon fibre can be explained as very thin strong fibres and is generally used to reinforce composite materials, particularly the category of materials known as carbon fibre or graphite reinforced polymers. It’s also known as the reinforced plastic or car... Read >
Author: John Smith

Choosing a Varnish for Your Boat's Brightwork

27th November 2009
Varnishes have been applied to protect and maintain teak on boats for hundreds of years. History shows that varnishes used in the 1700s are very akin to what is used today. The coatings allow for the attractiveness of the wood to be viewed while offering ... Read >
Author: Marinetrader

Open Ocean Sailing – Tips on Choosing the Right Vessel

20th August 2009
Deep-sea - seafaring is more than leisure; it is a learning platform, surveillance post, a transportation technique for awareness, and a delivery procedure for appreciation. Ocean sailing is often both bodily and mentally taxing. Ocean cruising can be ... Read >
Author: Marinetrader

Why Small Trimarans are Safe

03rd November 2008
In the opinion of many sailors, small trimarans are safer than other types of small sailboats. Their unique design allows them to be safe in both how they sail, as well as the trimaran design itself. First, it's a fact that small trimarans (and all tri... Read >
Author: Joe Farinaccio

Fast, Small Trimaran Designs

08th September 2008
Here is a modern trimaran sailing canoe that I fell in love with as soon as I saw it -- the Adventure Trimaran ... www.AdventureTrimaran.com ... is a fast little trimaran that is not only fun to read about, but includes things you love to see in a small s... Read >
Author: Joe Farinaccio

Wooden Boat Restoration, Ed Monk Ketch

01st February 2007
Restorations work on Madwenowe continues . . . After a long hot summer and our usual retreat to Martha's Vineyard to escape the heat of San Carlos we returned home to continue the work on Madwenowe, our 42' Ed Monk design ketch. Madwenowe is currently o... Read >
Author: Burton McKerchie
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