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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SHOULD WE RE-RIG THE BOAT?

$10,000 to re-rig our boat?! The rigging’s ten years old, so our insurers insist we change it, but what do the professional riggers think?

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SAILBOAT REFIT Pt 5: CONCLUSION & COSTS

In the conclusion to our series of articles about SY Esper’s complete refit in Thailand for Sailing Today, we set out the costs for the whole project. Was it worth it? When we limped into Malaysia, SY Esper was in pretty bad shape. Equipment needed replacing and she leaked like a sieve. We had three options…

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WOULD YOU BUY AN OLD SAILBOAT AND DO IT UP?

If you’re looking for a boat project and are not shy about boat maintenance, you will enjoy our tour. A “do-er upper”, for sure, which could be the perfect sailboat for someone looking to become a liveaboard cruiser.

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