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Our move towards living on a boat probably gained momentum 9 years ago, when we moved to Cairns and our boys had grown up and left home. If we were to be serious about this, it was time to make decisions that would lead us here. So we worked our butts off both as employees, in our own businesses and buying, renovating and selling houses.
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Nothing will replace a paper chart. The charm of plotted courses, contemporaneous notes and calculations all make a well-used paper chart a thing of beauty. Saying this, eMaps are a bit easier to handle, zoom in and out, and they look as new now as the day you bought them…
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Solar panels on a boat: is Victron worth it?
Solar power on a boat: easy, right? So you found this page because, 1 – you are starting your journey into installing solar on your
Lightning strikes and cruising yachts – best practice
Lightning strikes and cruising yacht First of all, let me say that a lightning strike on the water has a low probability. Saying this, when
How to anchor your sailboat
How to anchor your sailboat How to anchor your sailboat indeed… Easy, right? You have an anchor somewhere on the front of your boat and
Why use nautical miles and knots in sailing
Why use nautical miles and knots in sailing? We use nautical miles and knots in sailing because a nautical mile is based on the circumference
Sailing racing rules simplified
Sailing racing rules simplified Question: “What do you call two sailing boats in sight of each other?” Answer: “A race…“ Even when we are cruising
Buying your first sailboat
Buying your first sailboat Buying your first sailboat is an exciting prospect but it can be full of pitfalls and disappointments if you venture into