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Tagged With: repairs

December 2010 – From Kawau Island

Dear Friends:When we are asked about our penchant for engine-free sailing, I try to explain: we originally did it to save money, then to keep voyaging interesting, or to keep us from being complacent. About this time Larry usually interrupts, “Cheap thrills!” he states. I laugh, they laugh and the conversation shifts elsewhere. Last Sunday … Continue reading »

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Capable Cruiser 3rd Edition

Buy Now! Click here to see inside the book! This revised and expanded third edition of a cruising classic includes nine completely new chapters with such advice as: sixteen ways to encourage your lover (partner) to share your dream; strategies for turning sudden engine failure into a minor incident; choosing safety equipment; repairing rigging at … Continue reading »

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Keeping Costs in Control as you Cruise

One of the post popular seminars we present when we visit occasional boatshows is called “Cost control while you cruise.” During it we discuss trying to make your boat unstoppable so that you can sail onward without doing repairs until you reach a place where it is easy and affordable to get parts. Pago Pago in American Samoa, Apia in Western Samoa, New Zealand, these are your best choices. Continue reading »

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