Is it a mooring buoy or mooring ball?

Are you still making the same schoolboy error when you tie your monohull to a mooring? We explain the best way to use a mooring properly… in one of our all-time favourite sailing destinations.

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Jamie’s new passenger

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?

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Fixing an overheated engine on a remote tropical island

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!

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