An infestation must be treated properly and not allowed to progress before it can do serious damage. But were the facilities in the remote Anambas going to be able to help us?
Since we’re feeling festive, we want to give you a message AND a present this year. So we are asking you to call upon your powers of observation as salty sailors to enter our competition. One lucky winner will win all three presents!
One of our all-time favourite places to drop the hook is at Pedang beach on Jemaja. A two mile white beach stretches towards uninterrupted views of distant rain forests. Hills shimmer on the horizon. There are no hotels or resorts here. Not so much fun, though, when your engine starts to boil!
If you knew there had been a recent piracy attack where you were heading, would you keep your intended course and still set your sailboat towards that destination? What would you do? How would you react?
We’re alarmed by the number of people who tell us that they are ‘too old to sail’ and are convinced they have, quite literally, missed the boat. This anxiety has become more prevalent in recent years. Why? We think we have the answer…
When flying foxes attack the instruments on your sailboat mast how would you discourage them?