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July 2013

Today I passed my MCA Approved Engine Course

Before the course I had a limited knowledge of engines. I wanted to find a course that was a bit more in-depth than the RYA 1 day diesel engine course. With a bit of googling I found the MCA approved diesel engine course at a training facility in Poole. The company offering the course has since... Author: Tim Butler

Today we added a third reef to the boom

The previous weekend I managed to get the genoa and main attached with Emma, in quite blustery conditions in the marina. This weekend Ben and Ollie came down to help work out how to get the slab reefing setup. The reefing system consisted of lines running inside the boom back to the the mast, with... Author: Tim Butler