Things never go to plan in a boatyard

Sailboats are seldom hauled out to do one job. And we know that once we start looking seriously underneath SY Esper, all kinds of problems we hadn’t anticipated will reveal themselves and get added to that ever-expanding list.

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Servicing a Max-Prop

Servicing a Max-Prop is no easy task because don’t make life easy for the hapless cruiser. In this episode Jamie explains how to dismantle one…

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How to install a boat fridge

Our old Danfoss compressor system came with SY Esper when we bought her, and was probably installed at the time of build in 1989! To be honest, it had become a rusting heap of shit.

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