We have a new private members club called FTBMates. Benefits include: your name in our roll call, early access to FTB YouTube videos, access to the Q&A forum, monthly prize draws, merch discounts, hi-res images, mates-only videos, premium content, FTB dog-tag, mugs, hats, t-shirts, hoodies and even a personal video!
When flying foxes attack the instruments on your sailboat mast how would you discourage them?
Presents and festive gifts under $50 for sailing cruisers in the holiday season. We use these items all the time on SY Esper, they make life easier and the day go smoother, we wouldn’t be without them. Links in blog for where to find each one.
Anyone who knows cats will be aware that the biggest killer is kidney failure. The only test worth a cat taking is the relatively new (2 years) SDMA test. It detects kidney failure early. Jamie held her while the vet’s assistant gently pushed Millie’s head up and the vet coaxed her to accept first a razor (to remove some fur) and then a needle into her jugular.
This episode just about typifies what it means to be a cruiser in SE Asia. Boat maintenance (of course), sailing in testing seas and anchoring off a desert island.
This is the ultimate underwater slow-tv experience. Put it on in the background during your family day. Or leave it on while you chill or work for a little calm and wonder in our hectic world.
Billed as the ‘busiest shipping lane in the world’ (although those of us who have sailed across the English Channel might disagree) we weren’t looking forward to dodging between the behemoths in this narrow channel.