September 2018

  1. 227. Top Tips Tuesday - Look, No Hands!

    Sorry it's a bit misleading this title of mine, should read 'look no feet’. However it don't sound rite as a title. The Mystery 35 is unusual in so much as most modern cruising yachts these days over 30ft are fitted with a wheel steering, however Hindsight has a good old fashioned tiller c/w a Spinlock adjustable tiller extension. The advantages of...
  2. 226. Top Tips Tuesday - Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

    Once upon a time we dreamt of eventually taking a yacht down to the Mediterranean as we had spent a number of very enjoyable fortnights on Peter and Anita's ketch rigged Oyster and thought in my retirement (or semi retirement as it's worked out) this would be that dream. The first time we spent a night aboard their ketch some eight...
  3. 225. Top Tips Tuesday - String Em Up

    No it's not a rant about our current batch of politicians, nor for those of a similar age who may have worn the popular sixties string vests and pants, a reminiscence of days past when men were men and my teacher wife Jenny could hug a child in the playground who had grazed her knee! Trap the air (that was...
  4. 224. Top Tips Tuesday - When The Going Gets Tough

    When the going gets tough the tough get going and you can bet your bottom dollar that these daring artists will be relying on first class equipment to help keep them safe whilst performing various 'death defying' acts. Cirque Du Soleil were in town last week (Newcastle upon Tyne) from August the 29th till Sunday the 2nd. Those of you that...

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