HOW TO ANCHOR: SIX STEPS TO SUCCESSFUL ANCHORING

These are our six steps to effective and efficient anchoring, learned through practical experience over the 12 years we have been anchoring in all kinds of conditions from Turkey to Thailand. This guide is aimed at beginners and those wishing to gain confidence in anchoring.

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GALE IN THE BOAT YARD!

Moving a sailboat in a gale, is it dangerous? Millie and Jamie didn’t feel safe as SY Esper swung around in her cradle, the hull shuddering with each gust of wind. Sometimes life on the hard is hard!

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THE BLOG IS GETTING BIGGER!

Our subscribers have been growing, so thank you to every one of you for joining us here and being part of the followtheboat family. It’s lovely to have you aboard!

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RIGGING AND COBRAS, ALL IN A DAY’S WORK!

It is the season for cobras: big ones, little ones and all scary. We’ve seen a few around the marina, and Jai found one in his office. Well, it’s a rigger’s work space, so just imagine those lovely lines coiled up like snakes in there…

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OPERATION “POSTCARDS TO SUPPORTERS” UNDERWAY!

Yes, we’ve hand-written, hand-addressed and hand-stamped what felt like thousands of postcards! These exclusive postcards, designed by Liz, are going all over the world to the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, NZ and even locally to Thailand.

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