When it comes to maintenance, we’ve learned that a job done right before something becomes an issue can be our best friend while we’re out cruising. We’ve also learned that if something goes wrong, to look at what the idiots aboard did that might have affected it before we panic.
... problem solving is both part elation and part frustration, but we learn something new every day.
… an ounce of prevention … the old adage rings no truer anywhere than on a cruising boat!
…gorgeous mirror finish varnish is easier than I thought and doesn’t require any more maintenance than the Cetol I used for years.
Sails & Canvas
… sails and canvas are very expensive investments. The better you take care of them, the longer they’ll last.
What Works & What Doesn’t
… always different for every boat and every cruise, here are our experiences.